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English definition of “no-ball”

no-ball

noun [C]     /ˌnəʊˈbɔːl/ US  /ˌnoʊˈbɑːl/
an occasion when the ball is bowled (= thrown ) in cricket and some other games in a way that is not allowed by the rules CricketGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of no-ball noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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