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tryout

noun
     
Related topics: Sport
try‧out American English
1DS [countable usually plural] a time when people who want to be in a sports team, activity etc are tested, so that the best can be chosen [= trial British English]
baseball tryouts
2 [countable] a period of time during which a play, television show etc is shown to find out if people like it

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