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English definition of “boxing”

boxing

noun [U] uk   /ˈbɒk.sɪŋ/ us    /ˈbɑːk-/
B1 a sport in which two competitors fight by hitting each other with their hands: Many doctors believe that boxing is too dangerous and should be banned. He's a former world heavyweight boxing champion.Boxing
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