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English definition of “trial run”

trial run

noun [C]
 
 
PRODUCTION
a test of a new product or service to discover how successful or effective it is: Results of a trial run showed sharp drops in ratings for the show.
(Definition of trial run from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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