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Main Entry: 1match
Pronunciation: primarystressmach
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English gemæcca "mate, equal"
1 a : a person or thing that is equal or similar to or exactly like another b : one that can compete or fight successfully with another <a match for the enemy>
2 : two persons or things that go well together <curtains and carpet are a good match>
3 : a contest between two or more parties <a tennis match>
4 a : MARRIAGE 1b b : a person to be considered as a marriage partner

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