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English definition of “ball”

ball

noun [C]  /bɔl/ us  

ball noun [C] (ROUND OBJECT)

a round object that can roll and usually bounce and that is used in many games in which it is thrown, hit, or kicked: a golf/soccer/tennis ball The ball of the foot is the curved part where the big toe joins the foot.

ball noun [C] (DANCE)

a large, formal occasion where people dance infml A ball is also any very enjoyable experience: "How was your weekend?" "We had a ball!"
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