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ACBL

ACE FOR ATTITUDE, KING FOR COUNT

ACE FROM ACE KING

ACE LEAD

ACE SHOWING RESPONSES

ACES, THE

ACOL

ACOL 4NT OPENING BID

ACOL LIGHT OPENER

ACOL TWO BID

ACOL TWO CLUB OPENING BID

ACTIVE DEFENCE

ADJUSTED SCORE

ADVANCE

ADVANCE CUE BID

ADVANCE SACRIFICE

ADVANCER

AGGREGATE SCORE

ALCATRAZ COUP

ALERT

ALTERNATIVE SQUEEZE

AMBER

ANALYSIS

ANCHOR SUIT

ANNOUNCEMENT

APPEAL

APPENDIX TABLE(S)

APPROACH FORCING

ARRANGEMENT OF TRICKS

ARRANGING

ARROWSWITCH

ARTIFICIAL CALL

AS THE CARDS LIE

ASCENDING ORDER

ASKING BID

ASPRO CONVENTION

ASPTRO CONVENTION

ASSUMPTION

ASTRO CONVENTION

ATTACKING LEAD

ATTITUDE SIGNALS

AUCTION

AUCTION BRIDGE

AUTOBRIDGE

AUTOMATIC SQUEEZE

AVERAGE

AVERAGE PLUS, AVERAGE MINUS

AVOIDANCE PLAY

BACKWARD FINESSE

BAD CARDS

BALANCE OF POWER OR BALANCE OF STRENGTH

BALANCED DISTRIBUTION

BALANCING

BANZAI

BAROMETER SCORING

BARON OVER 2NT

BARON SLAM TRY

BARON SYSTEM

BARON TWO NO-TRUMP RESPONSE

BARRAGE

BATH COUP

BATTLE OF THE CENTURY

BED

BEER CARD

BELONG

BELOW THE LINE

BENJAMINISED ACOL (BENJAMIN CONVENTION)

BERMUDA BOWL

BETTER MINOR

BID

BID OUT OF TURN

BIDDABLE SUIT

BIDDING BOXES

BIDDING CHALLENGE

BIDDING SPACE

BIDDING SYSTEM

BIT

BLACK POINTS

BLACKOUT

BLACKWOOD CONVENTION

BLOCK OR BLOCKAGE

BLOCKBUSTER

BLOCKING PLAY

BLUE CLUB RESPONSES

BLUE CLUB SYSTEM

BLUE TEAM

BOARD

BODY

BONUS

BOOK

BOTTOM

BOXED

BREAK

BREAKING A TRANSFER

BRIDGE

BRIDGE GREAT BRITAIN

BRIDGEMATE

BRIDGERAMA

BRING IN