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role-play  (rlpl) KEY 

VERB:
role-·played, role-·play·ing, role-·plays
VERB:
tr.
To assume or represent in a drama; act out: "Participants are encouraged to pass on leads about jobs ... and to role-play interview situations with each other" (Hatfield MA Valley Advocate).
VERB:
intr.
To assume or act out a particular role: "When I hire people I role-play with them ... to see how they take pressure" (Peter Schrag).
NOUN:
Role-playing.



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