Definition of endgame
: the stage of a chess game after major reduction of forces; also : the final stage of some action or process
Examples of endgame in a Sentence
they're now in the endgame of the negotiations for a new labor contract
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While Thrones has been teasing the impending conflict between the living and the White Walkers since its very first scene, the ultimate endgame of the Others is still pretty ambiguous.
Why would Smith, all by his lonesome, spend so much time and effort trying to track down this extremely sensitive information without any endgame in mind?
In the endgame, the U.K. might even agree to a form of single market membership, at least for a five or ten-year period.
But Kalanick had persuaded his backers and an uncritical tech press that, trust him on this, the endgame would be glorious — after all, the company was growing incredibly fast.
By April, Stone said MLS would be agreeable to a special election in November, an endgame that still required council approval.
The June 6 game at Yankee Stadium typified how endgames in baseball have become stunning displays of power pitching with little contact and few rallies.
So is this Saudi Arabia’s endgame – to assert its influence again over its little brother?
Iran and its Shiite coalition, which has sacrificed blood and treasure to maintain control over Syria, is not likely to restrain itself in the endgame against ISIS.
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