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play money

paper that is cut and printed to resemble paper money, often used in playing board games.
Informal. worthless or counterfeit currency:
The bankrupt government was putting play money in circulation. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The researchers primed other participants with play money or neutral stimuli, such as fish.
  • Students will use play money to buy and sell various products, while keeping track of spending and profits.
  • Suggest getting play money for awarding to participants for correct answer.
  • There will be lots of opportunities to win play money to spend later in the evening.
  • Explain that they will practice with bags of play money.
  • The students will all be given play money and will be given a mini lesson on percentage by reviewing tipping procedures.
  • The games used at the event may not use money but may use some form of play money.

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