Definition of postseason in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊstsiːz(ə)n/


chiefly North American
(Of a sporting fixture or other event) taking place after the end of the regular season: a postseason game
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  • So maybe a coach with a proven track record is the key to postseason success.
  • New Orleans failed to make the playoffs despite some great seasons by Archie, but his son seems primed for eventual postseason success.
  • Both have succeeded under pressure, even producing impressive postseason performances against the Yankees.


1The period following the regular season: he was sidelined until the postseason
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  • The number of defensive touchdowns Tampa Bay scored in the regular season and the postseason combined.
  • You've also talked about the difference in setting up a team for the regular season vs. the postseason.
  • But the Yankees again are better constructed to win the regular season than the postseason.
1.1A game or competition held during the postseason: his team qualified for the postseason
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  • Critics of his career point out that his teams finished with winning records in only two of his 13 seasons, and he played in only 17 playoff games in four total postseasons.
  • However, for the sake of discovering and spreading truth, rather than dogma, I did an independent study of the past two postseasons using the game logs available at Retrosheet.
  • Just like he's dealing with the whispers he can't regain his playoff magic - having only 10 goals in the last three postseasons before this season.

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