1NT-2C (FOUR-CARD MAJORS)

Pass after overcallmight be passing for penalties, hoping for a reopening takeout double from partner
Doubletakeout
Pass after doubleShows a non-horrible four-card suit, willing to play in the doubled conventional bid if partner has trumps too.
RedoubleTo play, good five-card suit, but partner's allowed to take it out if unsuitable.
Diamondsdenies a four-card major
Heartsfour hearts
Spadesfour spades, denying four hearts

DEFENCE TO 1NT-2C (STAYMAN)

passMight be a waiting bid from a strong hand.
Doublethe majors
Suit (any level)Natural
minimum club bidclubs and a major
minimum diamond biddiamonds and a major
No-trumps (any level)the minors
Jump to 3NTto play, with a long minor
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