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English definition of “play”

play

noun [C] (ACTING)    /pleɪ/
A2 a piece of writing that is intended to be acted in a theatre or on radio or television : a radio play "Did you see the play (= the performance of the play) on Thursday ?" "No, I went on Wednesday night ."Drama and plays Grammar:Play or game?Grammar:PlayPlay as a noun means ‘a piece of dramatic writing for the theatre or radio or television’:Grammar:GameGame is a noun. We use it to talk about sports or other entertaining activities:
(Definition of play noun (ACTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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