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noun [countable] player pronunciation in British English /ˈpleɪə(r)/
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  1. 1
    someone who plays a particular game or sport
    The top players earn millions of dollars a year.
    a tennis/cricket player
    She proved an excellent chess player.
  2. 3
    a person or organization that influences a situation, especially in business or politics
    Scottish companies could become major players in the world market for green technologies.
    Germany is seen as a key player within the European Union.
  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


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