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endgamenoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈend.ɡeɪm/  us   /ˈend.ɡeɪm/
specialized games the last ​stage in a ​game of chess when only a few of the ​pieces are ​left on the ​board
the last ​stage of a ​process, ​especially one ​involvingdiscussion: A ​diplomatic endgame is under way to ​find a ​peacefulsolution.
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