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(nou) a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage (nou) a theatrical performance of a drama (nou) a preset plan of action in team sports (nou) a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill (nou) a state in which action is feasible (nou) utilization or exercise (nou) an attempt to get something (nou) activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules (nou) the time during which play proceeds (nou) the removal of constraints (nou) a weak and tremulous light (nou) verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously) (nou) movement or space for movement (nou) gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement (nou) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession (nou) the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize) (nou) the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully

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The students played card games.

He played the game with his posse.

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