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Definition of "run-in" []

  • A quarrel or an argument. (noun)
  • Printing Matter added to a text. (noun)
  • Printing Having been added to or inserted into a text. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "run-in" in a sentence
  • "But I do think there will be a title run-in from five or six games out."
  • "Four key factors in the Premier League title battle that point to Manchester City edging out Manchester United Though this is the first time Roberto Mancini is up against Sir Alex Ferguson in a title run-in, strength of squad and relatively favourable fixtures should see the blue half of Manchester edge it."
  • "And yet we're still going strong, we're still challenging for the lead and we're even getting a few players back now, which will be crucial for the title run-in."