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face-off

noun

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an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another
  • the annual fall face-off between these traditional rivals is a big event for both football-mad colleges

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face off

verb

Synonyms of face off (Entry 2 of 2)

to engage in a contest
  • eager to face off with her longtime tennis rival

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The first known use of face-off was in 1889

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“Face-off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/face-off. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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