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basketball

EnglishEdit

A game of basketball.
a basketball
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basketball (countable and uncountable, plural basketballs)

  1. (sports, uncountable) A sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop.
  2. (basketball, countable) The particular kind of ball used in the sport of basketball.

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  • (sport): hoops (US slang)

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English basketball.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baːskətbaːl/, [ˈb̥ɑːsɡ̊əd̥ˌb̥ɒːl]

NounEdit

basketball c (singular definite basketballen, not used in plural form)

  1. basketball

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NounEdit

basketball m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of basket-ball.