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foul play

noun [U] uk   us  

foul play noun [U] (CRIME)

a criminal act that results in serious damage or injury, especially murder: It is not clear what caused the explosion, but the police do not suspect foul play.

foul play noun [U] (SPORT)

in sport, the act of playing unfairly or doing something that is against the rules
Translations of “foul play”
in Chinese (Traditional) 罪行, 暴行, (尤指)謀殺…
in Russian убийство, насильственная смерть…
in Turkish cinayet, süikast…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罪行, 暴行, (尤指)谋杀…
in Polish morderstwo…
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