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extra time

noun [U] uk   UK ( US overtime) us  
a period of time in a sports game in which play continues if neither team has won in the usual time allowed for the game
Translations of “extra time”
in Chinese (Traditional) (足球比賽的)延長賽…
in Chinese (Simplified) (足球比赛的)加时赛…
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