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English definition of “try-out”

try-out

noun [C] uk   /ˈtraɪ.aʊt/ informal us  
a test to see how useful or effective something or someone is: After a try-out in Bath, the play is due to open in Edinburgh next month. The try-outs for the team will be next weekend.Testing, checking and experimenting
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