quarterfinal

[kwawr-ter-fahyn-l]Sports.
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adjective

of or relating to the contest or round preceding the semifinal one.

noun

a quarterfinal contest or round.

Nearby words

  1. quarterage,
  2. quarterback,
  3. quarterback sneak,
  4. quarterdeck,
  5. quartered,
  6. quarterfinalist,
  7. quartering,
  8. quarterlife crisis,
  9. quarterlight,
  10. quarterly

Origin of quarterfinal

First recorded in 1925–30; quarter + final

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British Dictionary definitions for quarterfinal

quarterfinal

noun

the round before the semifinal in a competition
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