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football

foot·ball

football

 
 
pronunciation:
fUt bawl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a North American game played by two opposing teams on a rectangular field, in which players pass or carry a ball in an effort to transport it to one end of the playing area and thus score points.
 
similar words:
ball
definition 2: the oval-shaped ball used in the North American game of football.
 
definition 3: (chiefly British) a game in which two teams of eleven players attempt to advance a ball into an opposing goal by kicking or striking it with body parts other than the hands and arms; soccer.
 
similar words:
ball
definition 4: (chiefly British) the round ball used in a game of soccer; soccer ball.
 
similar words:
ball
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