from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Psychology A therapeutic technique, designed to reduce conflict in social situations, in which participants act out particular behavioral roles in order to expand their awareness of differing points of view.
- n. An instance or situation in which one deliberately acts out or assumes a particular character or role.
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- n. Action in which a person takes on a role (as that of an actor) and pretends or acts out being that character.
- v. Present participle of role-play.
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