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gaming

noun [U]  /ˈɡeɪ·mɪŋ/ us  
the activity of playing games on computers and other electronic devices: Alienware has actually branched out beyond the typical gaming market. Gaming is also a name for the industry in which people gamble by playing cards and other games in casinos .
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