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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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"The underlying philosophy of 'Play Fair' is a call to the conscience of everyone involved in football," said a statement on the IFAB website (www.theifab.com).
Employers must play fair and play safe, or public safety will be put at risk and the families of night workers will suffer."
Im therefore urging George Eustice to urgently reconsider this matter and play fair by Scotlands dairy farmers.
"I urge the council to play fair by these small local traders and enable their customers to park more easily outside their shops."
Taylor (Georgia Southern University) self-published her memoir/ self-help booklet, Play Fair! The Art of Relationship and Friendship (84 pages; CreateSpace, June 2011; $12.95 paperback).
Microsoft has revealed that manufacturing companies in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC), which use illegal software, steal more than $1.6 billion from their in-market competitors that opt to play fair by using genuine software.
Manufacturing companies in Brazil, Russia, India and China that choose to use illegal software steal more than $1.5 billion from their in-market competitors that choose to play fair by using genuine software.
Businesses warned to play fair with Olympic Games opportunities Page 6 Construction firm fights back against the industry gloom Page 9 MEP not going quietly in battle for EU referendum despite Commons defeat Page 20 MP's mayoral bid causes by-election headache for Labour chiefs Page 21 Everything was above Bard...
"These are unusual circumstances and I simply want to try and play fair by those supporters who have spent hard-earned money on these shirts."
But Salvatore and Melanie now aim to put a stop to that by encouraging young couples to play safe - and play fair.
MEXICO and Uruguay have promised to play fair in their Group A finale this afternoon, but bookmakers are not so sure judging by odds-on quotes for a mutually-beneficial draw in Rustenburg, writes Mark Langdon.
"What is so important about these Respect and Fair Play Awards is that they acknowledge and reward those who play fair and encourage fair play - true sportsmen and women," The Tegraph quoted Williams, as saying.