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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of clinch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. closed or squeezed together tightly

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Examples

  • A title clinched by Wolle Nyvelt in 2008, held by Shaun White before him, and multiple times by Kevin Jones before then-who will win the title this year?

    Transworld Snowboarding

  • Alberto Contador of Spain clinched his third Vuelta de Castilla and Leon title by finishing safely in the pack in the race's fifth and ... cycling | Comment | Recommend

    Cycling News, Reports & Coverage

  • Alberto Contador of Spain clinched his third Vuelta de Castilla and Leon title by finishing safely in the pack in the race's fifth and ...

    Cycling News, Reports & Coverage

  • The win clinched Group B for the Americans, who will face Group A winner Canada on Saturday for the title.

    U.S. women beat Italy 2-0 to reach Peace Queen Cup title game

  • Just like when McCain clinched the nomination Paul stayed.

    Obama closes in on Clinton superdelegate total

  • Huckabee abandoned his presidential bid after McCain clinched the Republican nomination in early March.

    Huckabee says he'd like to be McCain's running mate

  • The win clinched the Northeast Division title for Boston.

    USATODAY.com

  • The win clinched the C-USA East Division title for the Pirates and a spot in the conference championship game.

    USATODAY.com

  • The win clinched Indianapolis 'fifth straight AFC South title, made the Colts (12-2) the first team ever to post five straight 12-win seasons and gave them the No. 2 seed in the playoffs because Pittsburgh lost 29-22 to Jacksonville earlier in the day.

    USATODAY.com

  • Tuesday's win clinched the league's second-best record for Detroit, meaning it would have home-court advantage if it gets past Boston and the rest of the Eastern Conference an into the finals.

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