Definition of tiebreaker
: an additional contest or period of play used to select a winner when a competition ends in a tie
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TIEBREAKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tiebreaker for English Language Learners
: something (such as an extra period of play or an extra question) that is used to decide a winner when a game, contest, etc., has ended with a tied score
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