Meaning of match-up

match-up

Pronunciation: (mach'up"), [key]
— n.
  1. a pairing or combining; linkage: a match-up of federal funds with state aid.
  2. a direct contest or confrontation, as between two athletes or political candidates.
  3. an investigation of similarities and differences; comparison: a match-up of property taxes in two counties.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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