Sudden-death definitions

Extra play added to determine the winner of a tied game, often with the victory awarded to the first to score.
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An additional period, game, etc. added to break a tie, the play ending when one side or participant scores.
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Instantaneous, unexpected death not caused by violence.
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(sports) The climax of a game, in which the next team to score instantly wins; often in an extra period of time following a tie at the end of the regular period of play.
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