Definition of dummy run in English:

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dummy run


A practice or trial.
Example sentences
  • After a slightly faltering start, during which the mayoress lost her footing and slipped on a dummy run, both Lilian and Andrew made their way down the council building, through slow but steady rain, with little difficulty.
  • Experts believe this was a dummy run, to check that the two men were capable of following their instructions, and to detect any unforeseen systems in the Bank's security.
  • I did a dummy run several years ago and discovered they would need to leave at 7.30 am to attend a 10 am appointment at St Helier.

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