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A competitive form of bridge in which the same hands are played successively by different partnerships.
- ‘The idea of duplicate bridge, mostly played in the Bridge Club is that everybody plays with the same cards.’
- ‘Some details of bridge scoring were changed in 1987 for duplicate bridge and in 1993 for rubber bridge.’
- ‘The play of the hand will take 4 years, however, and during that time will require skill-sets of his administration more suited to duplicate bridge.’
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