a form of contract bridge used in tournaments in which contestants play the identical series of deals, with each deal being scored independently, permitting individual scores to be compared.
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Origin of duplicate bridge
First recorded in 1925–30
Words nearby duplicate bridge
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British Dictionary definitions for duplicate bridge
a form of contract bridge, esp at clubs and in competitions, in which the hands are kept as dealt and played by different players. The partners with the highest average score are the winnersAlso called: board bridge Compare rubber bridge
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