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run-off in Voting topic

run-offˈrun-off noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]PPV a second competition or election that is arranged when there is no clear winner of the first one → play-off, → run off at run12 [uncountable] technicalSGLIQUID rain or other liquid that flows off the land into rivers
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run-off• a run-off election• Noir and Dubernard both won the second-round run-offs.• The Piedmontese plain is well watered by the run-off from the Alps.• Rivers have been polluted by chlorine, phenol and detergent, together with run-offs resulting from the over-application of pesticides on farmland.