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English definition of “forehand”

forehand

noun [C]  /ˈfɔrˌhænd, ˈfoʊr-/ us  
(in sports such as tennis) a way of hitting the ball in which the inside part of the hand that is holding the racket (= piece of equipment) faces the direction of movement of the ball, or the player’s ability to perform this hit
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