Definition of playing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpleɪɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpleɪɪŋ//
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  1. 1[uncountable] the way in which somebody plays something, especially a musical instrument The orchestral playing is superb.
  2. 2[countable] the act of playing a piece of music repeated playings of the National Anthem
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: playing