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semifinalist

Definition:

one of 4 competitors remaining in a tournament by elimination

Class:

person noun (people)

Related to:

semifinal

Plural:

semifinalists

Type of:

rival » contestant » person » organism

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Single-elimination tournament | knockout | cup | sudden death tournament

a type of elimination tournament where the loser of each match or bracket is immediately eliminated from winning the championship or first prize in the event. This does not always mean that the defeated competitor will not participate further in the ... (41 of 2341 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Single-elimination tournament

Collins Dictionary:

semifinalist

a player or team taking part in a semifinal (9 of 245 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/semifinalist

Oxford Dictionary:

semifinal | semifinalist [derived]

Syllabification: (sem·i·fi·nal) | a game or round immediately preceding the final, the winner of which goes on to the final. (19 of 48 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/semifinal

Macmillan British Dictionary:

semifinalist [countable] | semifinalists [plural]

a person or team who plays in a semifinal (9 of 34 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/semifinalist

American Heritage Dictionary:

semifinal | semifinalist [noun, related]

A match, competition, or examination that precedes the final one. | One of the two competitions of the next to the last round in an elimination ... (25 of 33 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/semifinal

Wiktionary:

semifinalist | semifinalists [plural]

A person who competes in the semifinals, the heat the winner of which goes on to compete in the finals. (20 of 21 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/semifinalist

Random House Dictionary:

semifinalist [sports]

a participant or one qualified to participate in a semifinal. (10 of 17 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/semifinalist

New World Dictionary:

semifinalist

a person taking part in a semifinal round, match, etc. (10 of 13 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/semifinalist

Britannica Encyclopedia:

competition [biotic interaction]

in ecology, utilization of the same resources by organisms of the same or of different species living together in a community, when the resources are ... (25 of 168 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/129779​/competition

Columbia Encyclopedia:

competition

in economics, rivalry in supplying or acquiring an economic service or good. Sellers compete with other sellers, and buyers with other buyers. In its ... (24 of 532 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/bus​/A​0813096​.html

competition

in biology, relationship between members of the same or different species in which individuals are adversely affected by those having the same living ... (23 of 108 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0813095​.html

Merriam-Webster:

competitor | rival [synonym] | challenger [synonym] | competition [synonym] | contender [synonym] | contestant [synonym] | corrival [synonym] | archrival [similar] | finalist [similar] | ...

one that competes: as ; "rival" ; one selling or buying goods or services in the same market as another ; an organism that lives in competition with ... (28 of 93 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/competitor

Cambridge Dictionary:

challenger

someone who tries to win a competition, fight or sports event from someone who has previously won it (18 of 24 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/challenger

Encarta Dictionary:

semifinal | semifinals [plural] | semifinalist [noun, derived]

either of two matches or games, the winners of which will play each other in the final round of a competition (21 of 40 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861716064​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

semifinalist

Audio: British English pronunciation of "semifinalist"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/semifinalist

Macmillan American Dictionary:

semifinalist [countable] | semifinalists [plural]

Audio 1: North American pronunciation of "semifinalist"

Audio 2: North American pronunciation of "semifinalist"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/semifinalist

Macmillan British Dictionary:

semifinalist [countable] | semifinalists [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "semifinalist"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/semifinalist

the Free Dictionary:

semifinalist

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "semifinalist"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "semifinalist"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/semifinalist

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

semifinalist

Audio: North American pronunciation of "semifinalist"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=semifi​02 word=semifinalist

YourDictionary Audio:

semifinalist

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "semifinalist" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/semifinalist

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