Definition of “run off” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “run off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“run-off” in Business English

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run-offnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk us also run-off election POLITICS

an extra election to decide on a winner, because the leading competitors have equal numbers of votes, or because the winner had less than half the number of votes:

Colombians will vote in a run-off election to choose a new president.

(Definition of “run-off” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)