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role–play

verb \ˈrōl-ˌplā, -ˈplā\

Definition of ROLE-PLAY

transitive verb
1
:  to act out the role of
2
:  to represent in action <students were asked to role–play the thoughts and feelings of each character — R. G. Lambert>
intransitive verb
:  to play a role

First Known Use of ROLE-PLAY

1949

role–play

transitive verb \ˈrōl-ˌplā\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ROLE–PLAY

:  act out
intransitive verb
:  to play a role

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