matchup

match-up

[mach-uhp]
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:
1960–65; noun use of verb phrase match up

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matchup (ˈmætʃʌp)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a sports match

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