extended play


plural extended plays
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They went on to release two more extended plays, two studio albums and a handful of single albums throughout their now eight-year career.Carmen Chin

Examples of extended play in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The third installment of his Scary Hours extended play series brought in nearly 27% of the vote. See the final results of this week’s new music release poll below. Mitchell Peters, Billboard, 19 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of extended play was in 1953

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“Extended play.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extended%20play. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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