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Topic: CRIME


foul play

noun
     
foul play [uncountable]
1SCC if the police think someone's death was caused by foul play, they think that person was murdered:
The police said they had no reason to suspect foul play.
Detectives have not ruled out foul play.
2 an action that is dishonest, unfair, or illegal, especially one that happens during a sports game
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