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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A race (especially in rowing) in which runners-up in the eliminating heats compete for a place in the final race.

Usage examples (34)
  • Losers continue in repechage phase against winners of 5-8 races.
  • For boats 5-8: Winners advance to repechage phase against losers from top tier.
  • Those eliminated in early rounds may qualify for a repechage (second-chance) round.
  • Having won through the repechage Manchester knocked out the last Oxbridge survivors. for more
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