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Engelsk navneord: power play

1. power play (om handling) an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe laughed at this sexual power play and walked away.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)squeeze, squeeze play

Mindre specifikke termerattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

2. power play (om handling) a play in which there is a concentration of players in one location on the field of play

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey used a power play to return the kickoff.

Mindre specifikke termerfootball play

Overordnet emneområdeAmerican football, American football game

3. power play (om handling) (ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe team was unable to capitalize on the power play.

Mindre specifikke termerplay

Overordnet emneområdehockey, hockey game, ice hockey

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