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English definition of “net”

net

verb [T] (SCORE)    /net/ (-tt-)
If you net the ball during a game such as football , you score a goal : He secured a dramatic victory for England by netting the ball half a minute before the end of the game .Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
(Definition of net verb (SCORE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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