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Meaning of “play God” in the English Dictionary

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play God

to ​act as if you are in ​totalcontrol of something: Genetic ​engineers should not be ​allowed to play ​God, ​interfering with the ​basicpatterns of ​Nature.
(Definition of play God from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “play God”
in Chinese (Simplified) 扮演上帝的角色, 表现得好像是全权在握…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扮演上帝的角色, 表現得好像是全權在握…
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