Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
player /'pleiə/
  • danh từ
    • (thể dục,thể thao) cầu thủ, đấu thủ
    • nhạc sĩ (biểu diễn)
    • (sân khấu) diễn viên
    • cầu thủ nhà nghề (crickê, bóng chày)
      • Gentlemen versus Players: đội không chuyên đấu với đội nhà nghề
    • người đánh bạc
Concise Dictionary
+a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
+someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
+a theatrical performer
+an important participant (as in a business deal)

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 contestant, participant, competitor, contender; athlete, sportswoman, sportsman, Colloq US jock:
Chess players from all over the world came together for the championship. The referee sent three players off
2 actor or actress, performer, entertainer, trouper, Thespian:
The local drama group is the Allen Arts Players.
3 gambler, better or especially US bettor, gamester, speculator, Brit punter:
J.B. is a big player in the commodities market.
4 musician, instrumentalist, performer, virtuoso:
Gladys is one of the best tuba players in the band.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a person who takes part in a game or sport: a tennis / rugby / chess player + a game for four players + a midfield player + We've lost two key players through injury.
2 (written) a company or person involved in a particular area of business or politics: The company has emerged as a major player in the London property market.
3 (in compounds) a machine for reproducing sound or pictures that have been recorded on cassettes, discs, etc: a CD / cassette / record player
4 (usually in compounds) a person who plays a musical instrument: a trumpet player
5 (old-fashioned) (especially in names) an actor: Phoenix Players present 'Juno and the Paycock'.
Collocation Dictionary

1 of a game


accomplished, brilliant, dangerous, excellent, exciting, fine, gifted, good, great, outstanding, strong, talented, top, world-class
one of the country's top tennis players
| star
The club were forced to sell their star player.
| poor
He's a poor player, but he tries very hard.
| average
These boots are for the professional rather than for the average player.
| experienced | aggressive | attacking, midfield
(both in football)
| handicap, scratch
(both in golf)
| basketball, bridge, chess, rugby, snooker, tennis, etc.

2 of a musical instrument


accomplished, gifted, great, outstanding, talented | bass, horn, keyboard, sax, etc.

3 in business


key, leading, major


~ in
Their firm is a major player in the London property market.

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