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match-up

[mach-uhp] /ˈmætʃˌʌp/
noun
1.
a pairing or combining; linkage:
a match-up of federal funds with state aid.
2.
a direct contest or confrontation, as between two athletes or political candidates.
3.
an investigation of similarities and differences; comparison:
a match-up of property taxes in two counties.
Also, matchup.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; noun use of verb phrase match up
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British Dictionary definitions for matchup

matchup

/ˈmætʃʌp/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a sports match
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