Definition of 'role play'
Example sentences containing 'role-play'
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You may have mixed feelings about meeting a group of people who have a key to role play in your future but you handle it well. The Sun (2016)The civil service has done scenario planning and role playing for the different teams. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And for more fun, do a role play where people have to play the opposite gender in negotiations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He'll make a cameo role playing a character called Brad. The Sun (2012)But it overlooks, in the evolution of belief, the key role played by mockery. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She wished she'd had the chance to role-play the scenario with Tony in advance. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)You must remain in character from the moment you leave home until one of us tells you the role-play is over. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)Over the spring she introduced the whole idea of cover and initiated training programmes in role-play. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Translations for 'role play'
British English: role play NOUN
Role play is the act of imitating the character and behaviour of someone who is different from yourself, for example as a training exercise.
We have to communicate with each other through role-play.
Definition of role play from the Collins English Dictionary
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