(also closely fought)
Definition of close-fought in English:
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.
Definition of close-fought in:
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