Definition of try-out in English:

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A test of the potential of someone or something, especially in the context of entertainment or sport: the actress had been given her role only as a try-out [as modifier]: I do try-out gigs in pubs
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  • ‘We should do this for the sound check as a try-out,’ said Astor.
  • One of my most memorable experiences was a first try-out of Thai cooking.
  • The try-outs are part of a concerted effort by World Wrestling Entertainment to reward their fans in the north west, who have been among the most fervent supporters of the company in the UK.

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