Pronunciation: (gāmz'mun-ship"), [key]
1. the use of methods, esp. in a sports contest, that are dubious or seemingly improper but not strictly illegal.
2. the technique or practice of manipulating people or events so as to gain an advantage or outwit one's opponents or competitors.
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