Quarterfinal (noun)

A tournament match played to determine which team or player will compete in the semifinals.


Mid 19th century: from quarter + final, on the pattern of semifinal.


  1. The quarterfinal match between the two rival teams was highly anticipated by fans.
  2. The quarterfinal round was filled with surprises as lower ranked teams managed to defeat their higher ranked opponents.
  3. The quarterfinal stage of the tournament was intense, as the pressure to win was higher than ever before.
  4. The quarterfinal was broadcast live on national television, attracting millions of viewers.
  5. The quarterfinal was held at the home stadium of the top-seeded team, who were expected to advance to the next round.
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