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outplay

[out-pley] /ˌaʊtˈpleɪ/
verb (used with object)
1.
to play better than.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; out- + play
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  • Then there will be a streak of mediocre playing and the second eleven will virtually outplay the first team.
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outplay

/aʊtˈpleɪ/
verb (transitive)
1.
to perform better than one's opponent in a sport or game
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