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game theorynoun [U]

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a mathematical theory about how decisions are made in situations where one person's decision affects another, that is used in many fields such as economics, psychology, and biology
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game theorynoun [U]

uk   us   ECONOMICS
an economic theory that tries to calculate what choices people will make, when those choices depend on the choices of others: Some of the most interesting ideas are coming from game theory, the field of mathematics that studies strategic behaviour in competitive situations.
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