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karate

noun [U] uk   /kəˈrɑː.ti/  us   /-t̬i/
a sport, originally from Japan, in which people fight using their arms, legs, hands, and feet. The level of skill a person has is shown by what colour belt they wear.
Translations of “karate”
in Arabic كاراتيه…
in Korean 가라테…
in Malaysian karate…
in French karaté…
in Turkish karate…
in Italian karatè…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空手道(源於日本的一種徒手武術)…
in Russian карате…
in Polish karate…
in Vietnamese môn võ Ka ra te…
in Spanish kárate…
in Portuguese caratê…
in Thai ศิลปะการป้องกันตัวของประเทศญี่ปุ่น, คาราเต้…
in German das Karate…
in Catalan karate…
in Japanese 空手…
in Indonesian karate…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空手道(源于日本的一种徒手武术)…
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