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Pronunciation: /ˈtaɪˌbreɪkər; ˈtaɪˌbreɪkə(r)/

Translation of tiebreaker in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (in tennis) muerte (feminine) súbita 1.2 (in quiz game) pregunta (feminine) de desempate 1.3 (casting vote) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], voto (masculine) de calidad
    Example sentences
    • If the late Jimmy van Alen hadn't invented tennis' tiebreaker in the 1960s, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi might still be playing.
    • At 30-30, there is a 19-stroke rally which is won by Robredo and he goes on to take the game and force the tiebreak.
    • The 10th and final race, however, was the tiebreak decider, with the winner declared champion.

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