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Break The Tie ( to finally determine a single winner ... )

"Break The Tie"



Under the rules of a game, a score is tied when both sides have won the same number of points. A tie is broken when something happens that gives the final victory to one side or the other. After a tie is broken, the contest is no longer considered a tie since one side has won and the other has lost.

Example: "Whoever wins inFlorida will have enough votes to break the tie."



The party that breaks the tie is the winner.





Break In

Breaking Even


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