Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of role-play.

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Examples

  • While they role-played Avatar for hours, I played in the yard and I got so much done!

    Babysitter Day!

  • While they role-played Avatar for hours, I played in the yard and I got so much done!

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Adolescence is another country, it says, and seen through this lens of hybridised culture, that characteristically American high school society of cliques and coteries seems every bit as role-played as the pirate eye patch Chance wears on his second day of school.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • He role-played with imaginary landlords: the cordial ones and the bullies.

    The Language

  • A clear example of this took place in Manhattan last week at the Economist magazine's Buttonwood Conference, where a panel role-played the federal government's response to a near default of the hypothetical state of New Jefferson.

    State Bailouts? They've Already Begun

  • Adolescence is another country, it says, and seen through this lens of hybridised culture, that characteristically American high school society of cliques and coteries seems every bit as role-played as the pirate eye patch Chance wears on his second day of school.

    The Curiosity of Chance

  • After a stale PowerPoint presentation each of us role-played with the person to our left.

    Inside The Vegas Party Machine

  • After two days of simulations--when teams representing competitors and stakeholders role-played against a "company" team--the executives understood that a strong competitor on the sidelines was likely to enter the market aggressively.

    Play War Games To Win

  • In a recent study led by Richard Petty, a psychologist at Ohio State, undergraduates role-played a scenario between a boss and an underling.

    The Power Trip

  • But then The Beast ruined it, by telling us too much: "I've role-played a couple times, ah, back in Texas, mainly with horses and cows."

    Tallulah Morehead: Big Brother 12: Tongue Digging

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