Definition of playing card in English:

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playing card

Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪɪŋ kɑːd/

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.
Example sentences
  • 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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