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Play

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

1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
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When you are cursed by a prophet, the wrath of God is officially called into play. Famine, earthquake, bloodshed, and disease are not out of the question.
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After a no-scoring session of extra time, a penalty shoot-out was called into play,with GB running out 5-4 winners.