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English definition of “tackle”

tackle

noun [C] (SPORT)    /ˈtæk.l̩/
(especially in football or hockey) an act of tackling someoneFootball/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sportsHockeyGeneral terms used in ball sportsGeneral terms used in ball sports
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