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noun [countable]     player pronunciation in American English
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  1. 2
    a person or organization that influences a situation, especially in business or politics

    Germany is seen as a key player within the European Union.

    Scottish companies could become major players in the world market for green technologies.

  2. 3
    someone who plays a musical instrument

    a piano player

  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a man who fools around with a lot of women and does not want to marry or be in a long-term relationship

    That guy is a player. He has a lot of women.

    Submitted by joey.p from United States on 05/08/2012


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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