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English definition of “offence”

offence

noun [U] US (US offense)     /əˈfens/
the part of a game such as American football that involves trying to score points, or the players who try to score pointsScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeatedCompetitors and participants in sports and gamesGeneral terms used in ball sportsAmerican footballGeneral terms used in ball sports
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