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English definition of “mark”

mark

verb [T] (SPORT)    /mɑːk/ US  /mɑːrk/ UK (US cover)
to prevent a member of the opposing team from taking control of the ball by staying close to them all the timeGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of mark verb (SPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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