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They interview the suspects separately and check that their statements match.
He matches the description of a man seen in the area shortly after Wednesday's attack.
Our office failed to match the growth of the rest of the company.
The rise in student numbers has not been matched by an increase in teaching staff.
Japanese companies are beginning to match US companies for size.
Courses are designed to match the training requirements of each student.
It is vital to match the software to the task.
We try to match the entertainments with the preferences of the holidaymakers.
This is the British English definition of match. View American English definition of match.
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