Definition of quarterfinal in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkwôrdərˈfīnl/


A match or round of a tournament that precedes the semifinal.
Example sentences
  • Germany will next play the US in the quarter-final of the World Cup finals on Friday.
  • Meanwhile Britain's Ross Edgar was knocked out of the quarter-finals of the men's sprints.
  • The Spanish league is too close to call, and in the Champions League quarter-finals Real meet Bayern.

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Syllabification: quar·ter·fi·nal

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