play-by-play

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play-by-play

(plā′bī-plā′)
adj.
Being or giving a detailed running account of the action of an event, especially a sports event, as it occurs.
n.
A detailed commentary of an event as it unfolds.

play-by-play

adj
(of a sports commentary) reporting details of every phase of the match as its happens

play′-by-play′



adj.
1. pertaining to or being a sequential account of each incident or act of an event, as in sports.
n.
2. a detailed and sequential description of a sports contest or other event.
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