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English definition of “gamesmanship”


noun [U] uk   /ˈɡeɪmz.mən.ʃɪp/ informal us  
the activity of trying to win a game by doing things that are not really breaking the rules but are intended to destroy the confidence of the other playerCompeting in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
(Definition of gamesmanship from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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