head-to-head

[ hed-tuh-hed ]
/ ˈhɛd təˈhɛd /

adjective

in direct confrontation, opposition, or competition: a head-to-head battle between the two companies.

Origin of head-to-head

First recorded in 1790–1800
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head-to-head

/ informal /

adjective

in direct competition

noun

a competition involving two people, teams, etc
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