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English definition of “forehand”

forehand

noun [C] uk   /ˈfɔː.hænd/ us    /ˈfɔːr-/
(in sports such as tennis) a hit in which the palm of the hand that is holding the racket faces the same direction as the hit itself, or the player's ability to perform this hit: a forehand volley His forehand is his weakest shot. serve to her forehand
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