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gameplay

[ geym-pley ]
/ ˈgeɪmˌpleɪ /
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noun
the interactive content and player experiences in a game, especially a video game:The reviews are saying that the gameplay is solid, but the art—especially in the cinematics—is unforgivably bad.
the activity or manner of playing a game: The retired chess grandmaster recently published a book with analyses of famous historical games for players looking to perfect their gameplay.
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Origin of gameplay

First recorded in 1990–95; game1 + play
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British Dictionary definitions for gameplay

gameplay
/ (ˈɡeɪmˌpleɪ) /

noun
the plot of a computer or video game or the way that it is played
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