Definition of role-playing game in English:

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role-playing game

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noun

A game in which players take on the roles of imaginary characters who engage in adventures, typically in a particular computerized fantasy setting overseen by a referee.
Example sentences
  • Graduates seeking employment in the modern workplace often face rigorous obstacle-course style initiation procedures comprising IQ and personality tests, interviews and controlled role-playing games.
  • I had no interest in playing a role-playing game in a language I didn't speak nor understand - even vaguely.

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Syllabification: role-play·ing game

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