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See also: repêchage
From French repêchage, from repêcher (“to fish out, rescue”), from re- (“again”) + pêcher (“to fish”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛp.ə.ʃɑːʒ/, /ˈɹɛp.ɪ.ʃɑːʒ/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˌɹɛp.əˈʃɑʒ/, /ɹəˌpɛʃˈɑʒ/
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repechage (plural repechages)
- (sports) A heat (as in rowing or fencing) in which the best competitors who have lost in a previous round compete for a place or places yet left in the next round.
heat for competitors who have lost in a previous round