Definition of quarter-final in English:

quarter-final

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noun

  • A match or round of a knockout competition that precedes the semi-final: the Scottish Cup quarter-final between Hearts and Dundee [as modifier]: Carrick are in contention for a quarter-final place
    More 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.

Derivatives

quarter-finalist

noun
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  • But while the defending champions, Cameroon, and the 2002 World Cup quarter-finalists, Senegal, have already packed their bags and returned home, the two West Africans are still around.
  • Unseeded Taufik, a quarter-finalist in Sydney four years ago, eased past Thailand's Ponsana Boonsak 15-9 15-2.
  • But he admits he has quickly become disillusioned with the amateur game after rising from novice to world championship quarter-finalist in a whirlwind 16 months.

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