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footballing

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈfʊt.bɔː.lɪŋ/ us    /-bɑː.lɪŋ/ UK
relating to or playing football: It was the high point of his footballing career. a footballing country/hero
Translations of “footballing”
in Chinese (Traditional) (踢)足球的, (打)橄欖球的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (踢)足球的, (打)橄榄球的…
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