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split decision

noun, Boxing.
1.
a decision of a bout on whose outcome the referee and judges did not unanimously agree.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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split decision

noun
1.
(boxing) the award of a fight on a majority verdict of the judges as opposed to a unanimous decision
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