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A situation in which no suit is designated as trump.‘she reached three no-trump after her partner had opened with a weak two bid’[as modifier] ‘a no-trump contract’
- ‘So it beats a ten heart bid, but is beaten by a ten no-trump bid.’
- ‘A bid for a greater number of points is higher than a bid for a lesser number, and a no-trump bid is higher than a bid of an equal number of points with a trump suit.’
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