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

  • n. The pairing of two people or things, as for athletic competition or for comparison.

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  • n. A pairing of two things, people or teams, especially for a competition

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  • n. the pairing of people or things as for comparison or competition


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  • In a title matchup that's getting more interesting with every game, Holland put the emphasis back on pitching.

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  • OU rolled through the field to set up a title matchup with Kansas. Chronicle

  • Villanova's grueling Big East schedule included five games against teams that were ranked No. 1 at some point of the season (and then came a sixth in the title matchup). - News

  • Cortez Kennedy needed a late surge, but the former All-Pro defensive tackle outlasted Shaun Alexander to move into the title matchup against All-Pro left tackle Walter Jones

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  • DOHA, 1 NOV: The Williams sisters are heading for another title matchup, after Venus defeated Jelena Jankovic on Saturday and Caroline Wozniacki retired against Serena in the WTA Championships semi-finals.


  • Castle Rock's bats continued to struggle in the title matchup against the Bulldogs, coming up with just five hits.


  • A.look at the title matchup between the Orlando Magic and the L.A. Lakers. Sports

  • Either way, the matchup is a tantalizing affair matching one of the greatest players of all time against a player many think will become the greatest ever. - Agassi, Federer want room at top

  • Now comes a title matchup which plays into a coaching clich├ę that is as old as the profession:

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  • DOHA, QATAR - The Williams sisters ensured another title matchup after Venus defeated Jelena Jankovic and Caroline Wozniacki retired against Serena in the Sony Ericsson Championships semifinals.

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