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noun [countable] American power play pronunciation in British English
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singularpower play
pluralpower plays
  1. in team sports, a situation in which one team puts a large number of players in one area to achieve something by force
    1. a.
      in ice hockey, a situation in which one team has a temporary advantage because a player from the other team is out of the game for a penalty


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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