playoff


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  • playoff — [plā′ôf΄] n. 1. a contest or series of contests played to break a tie 2. a contest played to decide a championship, as between the top finishers in the divisions of a league usually used in pl. 3. exhibition of a film * * * play·off also play off …   Universalium

  • playoff — [plā′ôf΄] n. 1. a contest or series of contests played to break a tie 2. a contest played to decide a championship, as between the top finishers in the divisions of a league usually used in pl. 3. exhibition of a film …   English World dictionary

  • Playoff — A playoff or final in sports is a game or series of games played after the regular season is over with the goal of determining a league champion, or a similar accolade.Playoffs consist of the teams that won the NL and AL division, plus the two… …   Wikipedia

  • Playoff — Der Begriff Stichkampf bzw. englisch Play off (in Nordamerika generell ohne Bindestrich: Playoff) bezeichnet einen Ausscheidungskampf in einem Sportwettbewerb, durch den eine Meisterschaft entschieden wird (nicht zu verwechseln mit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • playoff — play|off [ pleı,ɔf ] noun * 1. ) playoffs plural a series of games played by the best teams in a sport in order to decide the final winner a ) count one of the games in a series of playoffs: a playoff game 2. ) count an extra game played to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • playoff — s ( et, playoff) SPORT slutspel efter seriespel …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • playoff — {{#}}{{LM P30696}}{{〓}} {{[}}playoff{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{♂}}En algunas competiciones deportivas,{{♀}} fase final o segunda fase de desempate. {{★}}{{\}}PRONUNCIACIÓN:{{/}} [pléiof]. {{★}}{{\}}ORTOGRAFÍA:{{/}} Por ser un… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • playoff — atkrintamosios varžybos statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Varžybų dalis, po kurios tam tikrą žemiausių vietų skaičių užėmę sportininkai (komandos) arba tarpusavio mačą pralaimėjusios komandos iš tolesnių varžybų pasitraukia… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • playoff — noun any final competition to determine a championship • Derivationally related forms: ↑play off • Hypernyms: ↑contest, ↑competition • Hyponyms: ↑World Series • Part Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Playoff — Série éliminatoire Dans le sport, une série éliminatoire ou barrage (en anglais playoffs) est un type de compétition qui se déroule généralement après une saison ou série régulière. Généralités À l issue de la première phase, les meilleurs… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • playoff — noun a) A final game in a series needed to break a tie. b) A short series of games to select a league champion …   Wiktionary


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