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HELD

HELP SUIT GAME TRY

HERBERT NEGATIVE

HESITATION

HIDDEN ENTRY

HIGH CARD

HIGH CARD POINTS (HCP)

HIGH REVERSE

HIGH-LOW SIGNAL

HINDSIGHT

HIT

HLQT

HOG

HOLD

HOLD UP

HOLDING

HOME BRIDGE UNION

HONEYMOON BRIDGE

HONOUR

HONOUR LEAD

HONOUR STRENGTH

HONOUR TRICKS

HONOURS

HOOK

HOST

HOUSE PLAYER

HOUSE RULES

HOWELL

HUDDLE

HUM

HYBRID SCORING

ICY

IDLE CARD

ILLEGAL CALL

IMP

IMPOSSIBLE NEGATIVE

IMPROPRIETY

IN FRONT OF

INCOMPLETE RUBBER

INCOMPLETE TABLE

INDIVIDUAL MOVEMENT

INFERENCE

INFORMATORY DOUBLE

INHIBITORY DOUBLE

INSPECTION OF TRICKS

INSTANT MATCHPOINTS

INSUFFICIENT BID

INSULT

INSURANCE BID

INTERFERENCE BID

INTERIOR SEQUENCE

INTERMEDIATE CARDS

INTERMEDIATE JUMP OVERCALLS

INTERMEDIATE TWO BIDS

INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE PRESS ASSOCIATION (IBPA)

INTERNATIONAL MATCH POINTS (IMPs)

INTERVENING BID

INTRA FINESSE

INVERTED MINOR SUIT RAISES

INVITATIONAL BID

ISOLATING THE MENACE

ITALIAN DISCARDS

ITALIAN STYLE CUE BIDS

ITALIAN STYLE TAKE-OUT DOUBLES

JACOBY TRANSFER BIDS

JACOBY TWO NO-TRUMP RESPONSE

JETTISON

JOURNALIST LEADS

JUMP BID

JUMP OVERCALL

JUMP PREFERENCE

JUMP RAISE

JUMP SHIFT

JUMP SHIFT REBID

JUNIOR

JUNK

KEY CARD BLACKWOOD

KIBITZER

KILL

KISS

KISS OF DEATH

KITCHEN BRIDGE

KNAVE

KNOCK

KNOCK OUT

KNOCK-OUT TOURNAMENT

KOCK-WERNER REDOUBLE

LANDY

LATE PAIR

LATE PLAY

LAW OF TOTAL TRICKS

LAWS AND ETHICS COMMITTEE (OF THE EBU)

LAWS OF CONTRACT BRIDGE

LAWS OF DUPLICATE CONTRACT BRIDGE

LAYDOWN

LAYOUT

LEAD

LEAD OUT OF TURN

LEAD THROUGH

LEAD THROUGH STRENGTH