Definition of playing card in English:

playing card

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noun

  • Each of a set of rectangular pieces of card having a sequence of numbers and symbols on one side, used to play various games, some involving gambling. A standard pack contains 52 cards divided into four suits.
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    • The deck for this game can be created from three standard decks of playing cards.
    • It is played with a standard deck of 52 playing cards, plus two jokers.
    • The deck we use has two Jokers, two Sample Cards and 52 standard playing cards.

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