test match

noun
an international championship match
Syn: ↑match game, ↑matched game
Hypernyms: ↑match

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noun
1. : any of a series of championship cricket matches played between teams representing Australia and England — compare ash III 6
2. : a championship game or series (as of cricket or rugby) played between teams representing different countries

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1. a group of cricket games played between all-star teams of Australia and England to determine the champion.
2. a similar game or group of games played between all-star teams of other countries.
[1895-1900]

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test match noun
An international sports match (esp in cricket), usu forming part of a series
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Main Entry:test

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test match UK US noun [countable] [singular test match plural test matches]
in cricket and rugby , a game between two teams from different countries
Thesaurus: rugbyhyponym crickethyponym sports events and competitionshyponym

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Test match or test match,
British. a contest or tournament for a cricket or Rugby championship.

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n. an international cricket or rugby match

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noun, pl ⋯ matches [count]
chiefly Brit sports : a game or series of games of cricket or rugby played by teams from different countries

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ˈTest match [Test match] (also Test) noun
a ↑cricket or ↑rugby match played between the teams of two different countries, usually as part of a series of matches on a tour

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Test-match —  Cet article concerne le rugby à XV. Pour les test matchs de cricket, voir Test cricket. Lexique du rugby à XV Joueurs (avec leurs numeros traditionnels) Piliers (1 et 3) Talonneur (2) Deuxièmes lignes (4 et 5) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • test-match — ● test match, test matchs ou test matches nom masculin (anglais test match, match international) Au rugby, match opposant deux équipes nationales, dont l une effectue une tournée dans le pays de l autre où elle rencontre également des sélections… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • test match — test matches N COUNT In cricket and rugby, a test match is a one of a series of matches played between teams representing two countries. [BRIT] Syn: test …   English dictionary

  • test match — n a ↑cricket or ↑rugby match that is played between the teams of different countries …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • test match — ► NOUN ▪ an international cricket or rugby match played between teams representing two different countries …   English terms dictionary

  • test match — test ,match noun count in CRICKET and RUGBY, a game between two teams from different countries …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • test match — n. any of a series of cricket or rugby matches played by a team representing one nation against a team representing another nation …   English World dictionary

  • Test match — Cet article concerne le rugby à XV. Pour les test matchs de cricket, voir Test cricket. Lexique du rugby à XV Joueurs (avec leurs numeros traditionnels) Piliers (1 et 3) Talonneur (2) Deuxièmes lignes (4 et 5) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • test match — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms test match : singular test match plural test matches in cricket and rugby, a game between two teams from different countries …   English dictionary


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