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game

noun uk   /ɡeɪm/ us  

game noun (FUN ACTIVITY/SPORT)

A1 [C] an entertaining activity or sport, especially one played by children, or the equipment needed for such an activity: a board game indoor/computer games The children played a game of cops and robbers. I told the children to put their toys and games away.A2 [C] a particular competition, match, or occasion when people play a game: a game of chess/tennis/baseball [C] one part of a competition in activities such as tennis: I won the first game, and then lost the next two.games [plural] UK organized sports activities that children do at school: the games teacher It's games this afternoon. an organized competition consisting of several different sports events: the Olympic/Commonwealth Games [U] the way in which a person plays a particular sport: Susan is playing golf every day to try to improve her game. [S] something that is not treated seriously: Love is just a game to him.
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game noun (ACTIVITY)

[S] informal an illegal or secret activity [S] old-fashioned informal a type of business activity: I'm in the stocks and shares game.on the game UK informal working as a prostitute: She went on the game to pay for her drug habit. US informal involved in illegal activities

game noun (ANIMALS)

[U] wild animals and birds that are hunted for food or sport: game birds

game

adjective uk   /ɡeɪm/ us  
willing to do things that are new, difficult, or that involve risks: It was a difficult challenge, but Roberta was game. She's game for anything.
gamely
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
"I'll take care of the baby," he said gamely (= bravely).
(Definition of game from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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