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quarterfinal

[kwawr-ter-fahyn-l] /ˌkwɔr tərˈfaɪn l/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the contest or round preceding the semifinal one.
noun
2.
a quarterfinal contest or round.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; quarter + final
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Examples from the web for quarterfinal
  • The teams were divided into four round-robin groups, with the top two in each advancing to quarterfinal playoffs.
  • He overcame a difficult quarterfinal match-up by way of a triple overtime victory.
British Dictionary definitions for quarterfinal

quarterfinal

/ˈkwɔːtəˌfaɪnəl/
noun
1.
the round before the semifinal in a competition
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