Role-playing meaning

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A technique in training or psychotherapy in which participants assume and act out roles so as to resolve conflicts, practice appropriate behavior for various situations, etc.
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Role playing is defined as pretending to be someone else or pretending to be in a specific situation that you are not actually in at the time.

An example of role playing is when you pretend that your friend is your boss and you have a practice conversation in which you ask for a raise.

An example of role playing is when you and your spouse pretend to be out on a first date, even though you have been married for ten years.

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A kind of sexual activity in which the participants assume and act out roles.
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The acting out of a behavioral role or assumed character, as in therapy or education to expand awareness of differing points of view, or in certain games.
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The acting out of a behavioral role or assumed character, as in therapy or education to expand awareness of differing points of view, or in certain games.
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Action in which a person takes on a role (as that of an act) and pretends or acts out being that character.
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Present participle of role-play.
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of roleplay.
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