endgame

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end +‎ game

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endgame ‎(plural endgames)

  1. The final stage of an extended process or course of events.
    • 2015, Kate Atkinson, A God in Ruins, ISBN 9780385618717, page 138:
      He had been a Commando during the war, had landed on Sword Beach and skirmished his way across the ravaged remains of Europe after D-Day before slogging out the endgame, attached to the 63rd Anti-Tank Regiment.
  2. (chess) The part of a chess game in which there are few pieces left.

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