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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 involving discussion: A diplomatic endgame is under way to find a peaceful solution.
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