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last sixteen

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last sixteen (plural last sixteens)

  1. The round in a knock-out competition before the quarterfinal, in which sixteen teams or competitors remain.
    • 2008 February 12, “Allen edges through in Welsh Open”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      The young Northern Ireland player now meets Ryan Day for a place in the last sixteen of the ranking tournament.

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