play a part in

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Definition of play a part in

: to be involved in : to be a factor in Did alcohol play a part in the car accident? Luck played an important part in their success.

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“Play a part in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20a%20part%20in. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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