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noun [countable] semifinal pronunciation in American English /ˌsemiˈfaɪn(ə)l/semifinal pronunciation in American English /ˌsemaɪˈfaɪn(ə)l/
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  1. one of the two games that are played immediately before the last game in a sports competition. The two people or teams who win the semifinals play each other in the last game, called the final, to decide who wins the competition.

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