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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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If a computer plays for money, however, who's going to pay for the program's losses?
It is like the plays for the children's theater in its "uneasy mixture of rhetorical parody and ethical seriousness" (357), but it differs from these plays in the "intensity of its commitment to both idealism and disgust" (357).
her plays were never' performed, perhaps indicating that she did not intend her plays for performance ("Introduction" xviii).