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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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Don''t play down by the railway, we must get this message home.
Higgins so anxious to play down the Pope's September 8 address in his article for the anti-family, pro-abortion, pro-same-sex Globe and Mail?
From applying just enough makeup to accentuate one's best features and play down one's worst features without overdoing it, to dressing in a stylish yet professional manner, watching one's verbal and nonverbal communication behaviors and eliminating bad habits, Success in 30 Seconds offers a wealth of easily internalized tips, tricks, and techniques.
Far greater disclosure is now required under Sarbanes-Oxley, and companies that have tried to play down or gloss over exposures have sometimes found themselves consumed by the resulting problems, he added.
With his philosophy, rematerialisierung der Modern, Mackler seems to want to play down the iconic and revive site specific and appropriate architecture, in the original spirit of the Modern Movement.
PATRICK VIEIRA'S agent continues to play down speculation linking the Arsenal skipper with a move to Real Madrid.
You are trying to play down the wrongs done by Africans like Taylor by focusing on the part played by the Western world.
Richard House, director of play Down Dog said: "We went down to London to do some rehearsals because the play is set there.