Power-play Definition

noun
An offensive play, as in sports, in which force is concentrated in one area; specif., in ice hockey and indoor soccer, one that occurs when the defensive team is shorthanded due to penalties.
Webster's New World
An offensive maneuver in a team game, especially in football, in which a massive concentration of players is applied in a certain area.
American Heritage
An attempt to attain an end, as in politics or business, through the use of power rather than finesse.
Webster's New World
Tactics used to magnify power or influence.
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power-play
Plural:
power-plays

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