kick-off

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kick + off

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kick-off (plural kick-offs)

  1. (soccer) the opening kick of each half of a game of football.
    • 2011 January 11, Jonathan Stevenson, “West Ham 2 - 1 Birmingham”, BBC:
      The atmosphere at Upton Park before kick-off reflected the palpable tension surrounding the club right now
  2. (by extension) the opening sequence of any event

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