role-playing

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role-play·ing (also role-play) • n. 1. chiefly Psychol. the acting out or performance of a particular role, either consciously (as a technique in psychotherapy or training) or unconsciously, in accordance with the perceived expectations of society with regard to a person's behavior in a particular context.2. participation in a role-playing game.DERIVATIVES: role-play v.role-play·er n.

role-playing

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role-playing See ROLE.