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in·ter·play

 (ĭn′tər-plā′)
n.
Reciprocal action and reaction; interaction.
intr.v. in·ter·played, in·ter·play·ing, in·ter·plays
To act or react on each other; interact.

interplay

(ˈɪntəˌpleɪ)
n
reciprocal and mutual action and reaction, as in circumstances, events, or personal relations

in•ter•play

(n. ˈɪn tərˌpleɪ; v. also ˌɪn tərˈpleɪ)
n.
1. reciprocal relationship, action, or influence.
v.i.
2. to exert influence on each other.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.interplay - reciprocal action and reaction
interaction - a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting

interplay

noun interaction, give-and-take, reciprocity, reciprocation, meshing the interplay between the entertainer and the public
Translations

interplay

[ˈɪntəpleɪ] Ninteracción f

interplay

[ˈɪntərpleɪ] n (= interaction) → interaction f
the interplay of social, political and economic factors → l'interaction des facteurs sociaux, politiques et économiques
the interplay between → l'interaction entre
I am interested in the interplay between practical and theoretical linguistics → Je m'intéresse à l'interaction entre linguistique pratique et théorique.

interplay

nZusammenspiel nt

interplay

[ˈɪntəˌpleɪ] ninterazione f
References in classic literature ?
Each step of the retreat was accompanied by a complicated interplay of interests, arguments, and passions at headquarters.
We toiled hard and suffered greatly, filled the gaps in our ranks and went on, and through all the labour and the play and interplay of life and death we found time to laugh and love.
He had accepted the world as the world, but now he was comprehending the organization of it, the play and interplay of force and matter.