Definition of close-fought in English:

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close-fought

(also closely fought)

adjective

Denoting or relating to a contest between evenly matched opponents that is won by only a small margin: Gunston’s three first-half goals were crucial in a close-fought match a close-fought victory the closely fought presidential election
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  • Glamorgan defeated Worcestershire in a close-fought game at New Road.
  • That will be the next big battle in a close-fought war.
  • Games were of their usual competitive and close-fought nature.

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