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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A situation in a game, especially tennis, in which one side or player needs only one point to win.
  • n. The winning point in a game.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A situation where if one of the two players wins the next point, he or she will win the game (but not the set).


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