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sudden death

In sports, a period of play triggered by a tie at the end of a a game or match in which the first team to score wins. Sometimes hyphenated if used as a modifier. I really hope they can win in regulation so the game doesn't go into sudden death. In the event of a tie, the game will be determined by sudden-death overtime.
See also: death, sudden

ˌsudden ˈdeath

a way of deciding the winner of a game when scores are equal at the end. The players or teams continue playing and the game ends as soon as one of them gains the lead: If no one scores in the next five minutes the game will go to sudden death.They won the match after an exciting sudden-death play-off.
See also: death, sudden

sudden death

mod. having to do with something short, quick, and decisive. The game ended in a sudden death playoff.
See also: death, sudden
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KASUR -- Two persons including a woman died at different places as they could not summon up the courage to bear sudden deaths of their relatives here the other day.
Jahangir's sudden death, which it feels is a gap that would never be filled.' Her entire life was like a torch in darkness and she always remained to be a beacon of hope in moments of despair and despondence, he maintained.
Published in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine, this textbook contains 18 chapters on the etiology, prevention, recognition, treatment, and return-to-play guidelines for 12 of the top causes of sudden death in sports, including heart disease, congenital cardiac conditions, commotio cordis, exertional heat stroke and hyponatremia, head injuries, asthma, exertional sickling, and environmental, immune-related, and autoimmune conditions.
It is a disservice to discuss Sudden Death without emphasizing the impeccable work of translator Natasha Wimmer.
Recording a narrative verdict of SUDI (sudden death in infancy), coroner Martin Fleming said: "In this case I think it's fair to say it's not possible the bed played a part in Amira's very sad death, but should be something in the minds of the people in the community.
Population-based analysis of sudden death in children: The Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study.
The school's message reads: "It is with great sadness that Anthony Morbach-Jenkins we have learnt of the sudden death of Mr Jenkins who taught at St Peter's from September 2009 to August 2015.
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Salt Lake City, UT, October 20, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation hosted its most successful 6th Annual International Conference last week to educate families and professionals in the medical field about how to prevent unexpected sudden death in the young.
Sudden death is typically caused by a loss of heart rhythm, rather than by a blockage in an artery that feeds the heart muscle (a myocardial infarction).
Dr Dirk Wilson, right, a consultant paediatric cardiologist in the Children's Cardiac Unit at the University Hospital of Wales, in Cardiff, said: "Often it is not known the individual has a predisposition until you are presented with a sudden death."
"I don't think a month goes by that I don't hear about a soccer player, cheer leader, or basketball player who has had a sudden death. It's tragic, but it happens.