Definition of match-fixing in English:

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[mass noun]
(In sport) the action or practice of dishonestly determining the outcome of a match before it is played: he was suspended for five years after being found guilty of match-fixing
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  • South African police on Thursday arrested four more football referees in connection with match-fixing in the sport.
  • The first uproar over match fixing happened in 1817.
  • He was cleared of match-fixing allegations following two trials in Winchester in 1997.
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