Definition of two-horse in English:

two-horse

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adjective

(Of a race or other contest) in which only two of the competitors or participants are likely winners.
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  • It is clear for everyone to see that this is a two-horse race between the Liberal Democrats and Labour.
  • This two-horse race with Celtic makes it difficult for both teams, and also for the managers,’ he said.
  • Most observers and our canvass returns conclude that we have got it to a two-horse race.

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