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no-trump

[noh-truhmp] /ˈnoʊˈtrʌmp/
adjective
1.
(of a hand, bid, or contract) without a trump suit; noting a bid or contract to be played without naming a trump suit.
noun
2.
the declaration to play a no-trump contract.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • Three no-trump would have been easy, whereas four hearts was apparently doomed.
  • They usually landed in four spades or, worse, three no-trump.
British Dictionary definitions for no-trump

no-trump

noun
1.
a bid or contract to play without trumps
adjective
2.
(of a hand) of balanced distribution suitable for playing without trumps
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