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Turkish translation of “play”

play

noun
 
 
/pleɪ/
THEATRE [C] A2 a story that is written for actors to perform, usually in a theatre
oyun, tiyatro oyunu
We saw a play at the National Theatre. Most schools usually put on a play (= perform a play) at Christmas.Theatre - general wordsLiterature in general
SPORTS/GAMES [U] the activity of taking part in a sport or a game
müsabaka, karşılaşma, oyun
Rain stopped play in the Hingis-Davenport match.Competing in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)Sports and games generally
CHILDREN [U] B2 when children enjoy themselves with toys and games
oyun, çocukların oynadığı oyun, eğlence
a play area Children's games
→ See also foul play, role-play, fair play, a play on words
(Definition of play noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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