from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Sports The strategy devised before or used during an event.
  • noun A strategy for reaching an objective.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A plan for achieving an objective (especially in some sport).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun idiomatic Any strategy devised to reach a given objective.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (figurative) a carefully thought out strategy for achieving an objective in war or politics or business or personal affairs
  • noun (sports) a plan for achieving an objective in some sport


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