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pole vault

noun [S] uk   us  
a sports competition in which you jump over a high bar using a long stick to push yourself off the ground: She won silver in the pole vault for Australia. world pole vault champion
pole-vaulter
noun [C] uk   us  
Translations of “pole vault”
in Korean 장대 높이 뛰기…
in Arabic القَفز بِالزانة…
in Portuguese salto com vara…
in Catalan salt amb perxa…
in Japanese 棒高跳び…
in Italian salto con l’asta…
in Russian прыжок с шестом…
in Turkish yüksek atlama…
in Polish skok o tyczce…
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