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"...no suit is designated as trump for the duration..."
THE FREE DICTIONARY
1. A declaration to play a hand without a trump suit in bridge and other card games.
2. A hand played without a trump suit.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Bridge) a bid or contract to play without trumps
(Bridge) (of a hand) of balanced distribution suitable for playing without trumps
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. (of a hand, bid, or contract in bridge) without a trump suit; noting a bid or contract to be played without naming a trump suit.
2. the bid to play a no-trump contract.
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no-trump - a version of contract bridge in which no suit is designated as trump for the duration of the hand
contract bridge , contract - a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid