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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: player /ˈpleɪər/ 
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  1. 1
    someone who plays a particular game or sport

    a tennis/baseball player

    The top players earn millions of dollars a year.

    She proved an excellent chess player.

  2. 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.


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