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football

foot·ball

football

 
pronunciation:
fUt bawl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in the United States and Canada, a game played by two teams. You get points by carrying, kicking, or throwing a ball to one end of a long field.
Football is a popular sport in the United States.
 
definition 2: the oval-shaped ball used in the North American game of football.
 
definition 3: the name for soccer in countries other than the United States and Canada.
 
definition 4: the round leather ball used in the game of soccer.
Sue wants a new football for her birthday.
 
similar words:
ball
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