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sem•i•fi•nal



Pronunciation: (sem"ē-fīn'l, sem"ī-), [key] Sports.

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the round preceding the final one in a tournament from which losers are eliminated.
2. (in boxing) of or pertaining to the second most important bout on a card, usually immediately preceding the main bout.

n.
1. a semifinal contest or round.
2. (in boxing) the second most important bout on a card.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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