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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyplay off
he/she/itplays off
present participleplaying off
past tenseplayed off
past participleplayed off
  1. if two or more teams or players who have the same number of points in a competition play off, they play a game or games to see who is the winner

    The 16 finalists will play off to see who will win the championship.

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