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ROUND ROBIN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does round robin mean? 

ROUND ROBIN (noun)
  The noun ROUND ROBIN has 2 senses:

1. a tournament in which every contestant plays every other contestant
2. a letter signed by a number of people

  Familiarity information: ROUND ROBIN used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROUND ROBIN (noun)


Sense 1round robin [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A tournament in which every contestant plays every other contestant

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("round robin" is a kind of...):

tournament; tourney (a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner)


Sense 2round robin [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A letter signed by a number of people

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("round robin" is a kind of...):

letter; missive (a written message addressed to a person or organization)


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