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Play

Informal for an investment or investment decision, especially one that becomes profitable.

play

1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
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Celesio, for example has made great play of its development of a Europe-wide pharmacy network in recent investor presentations.
They've made great play in Glasgow about putting women on an equal footing with men, especially in shooting, perhaps the most obscure of the 15 sports in the whole Commonwealth Games.
Manager Alan Pardew made great play of the fact he would be assessing Forster, Tim Krul and Steve Harper before choosing his No.
THE Tories made great play of their belief that Tony Blair, when he was Prime Minister, showed too much favour to Labour donors when recommending candidates for honours.
The English government has made great play of building up health visiting, putting it into intensive preparation and hoping to achieve results by 2015.
Pat said: "Both Mike Russell and Alex Salmond made great play of the fact there would be no compulsory redundancies among public sector workers.
Shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle said: "The Government has made great play of keeping concessionary passes.
David Cameron, before the election, made great play of this appointment, highlighting that Mr Clark was raised in South Bank and went to school there.
The supporters of the Alternative Vote (AV) system of elections have made great play of this being a way to "clean up politics," yet it was the Deputy Prime Minister who described AV as "a miserable little compromise" before the General Election.
In order to convince the Government to fund New Street, partners behind the project made great play of the longer trains that would use the revamped platforms, thereby increasing capacity.
George Osborne made great play of the "fairness" of it all.
This Labour Group has made great play of the pounds 5 million currently being spent, having found an 'extra' pounds 3 million.