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English definition of “ballgame”

ballgame

noun [C]  /ˈbɔlˌɡeɪm/ us  

ballgame noun [C] (SPORTS EVENT)

a baseball game or a similar game

ballgame noun [C] (CONDITIONS)

a set of conditions that control how something can be done: Working for a large corporation was one thing, but now that we’re in business for ourselves, it’s a whole new ballgame.
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