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Tradition has role to play (4)


I believe the answer is:


'tradition' is the definition.
(I know that lore is a type of tradition)

'role to play' is the wordplay.
'to play' is an anagram indicator.
'role' is an anagram of 'LORE'.

'has' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for lore that I've seen before include "Role for learning" , "Ancient learning" , "Tales of old" , "old-fashioned thong" , "Body of knowledge" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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