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penalty areanoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   (also penalty box, 18-yard box, area, box)
in football, the area surrounded by white lines in front of the goal
Translations of “penalty area”
in Chinese (Traditional) (足球運動中的)罰球區,禁區…
in Chinese (Simplified) (足球运动中的)罚球区,禁区…
(Definition of penalty area from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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