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dry run

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdry runˌdry ˈrun noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PRACTISE/PRACTICEan event that is a practice for a more important event 🔊 Both the parties are treating the local elections as a dry run.
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dry runBIn some ways, the learning center provides a dry run for the workaday world.Apprenticeships enable companies to screen future workers and give them a dry run before selecting the best for long-term employment.They were there for a countdown dry run.
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