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1. The use of aggressive or dubious tactics, such as psychological intimidation or disruption of concentration, to gain an advantage over one's opponent while still observing the rules in a sport or game.
2. The use of expedients or morally questionable acts to gain an advantage, as in politics.
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informal the art of winning games or defeating opponents by clever or cunning practices without actually cheating
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skill in manipulating people or events so as to gain an advantage or outwit one's opponents or competitors.
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Facetious. the use of methods that, while not dishonest or contrary to the rules, are dubious and give the user unfair advantage in a game or sport.See also: Games
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Gamesmanship is acceptable, but cheating isn't → On peut finasser, mais on n'a pas le droit de tricher.games master n → professeur mf d'éducation physiquegames mistress n → professeur mf d'éducation physiquegames theory n → théorie f des jeux
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