Definition of contract bridge in English:

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contract bridge

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noun

[mass noun]
The standard form of the card game bridge, in which only tricks bid and won count towards the game, as opposed to auction bridge.
Example sentences
  • During this period it began to lose ground in favour of bridge, especially contract bridge.
  • This is the game that the plain word ‘bridge ‘originally referred to, before the development of auction bridge and then today's 'contract bridge.'
  • Duplicate contract bridge, in which each competitor or team plays identical hands under similar conditions, is the main form of competitive bridge.

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