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English definition of “outplay”

outplay

verb [T] uk   /ˌaʊtˈpleɪ/ us  
to play a game more cleverly and successfully than another person or team: The French were completely outplayed by the Russian team.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeatedWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
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