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game

noun /ɡeim/
an enjoyable activity, which eg children play
jeu
a game of hide and seek.
a competitive form of activity, with rules
jeu
Football, tennis and chess are games.
a match or part of a match
partie
a game of tennis Lucy’s winning the match (by) three games to one.
(the flesh of) certain birds and animals which are killed for sport
(à/de) gibier
He’s very fond of game (also adjective) a game bird.
gamely adverb courageously.
courageusement
He gamely agreed to take part in the Karaoke competition.
games noun plural an athletic competition, sometimes with other sports
jeux
the Olympic Games.
gamekeeper noun a person who looks after game.
garde-chasse
game point a winning point.
balle de match
game reserve an area of land set aside for the protection of animals.
parc à gibier
game warden a person who looks after a game reserve or, in the United States, game.
garde-chasse
the game is up the plan or trick has failed or has been found out.
tout est fichu
(Definition of game from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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