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the long jump

noun [S] uk   us   (US also the broad jump)
a sports event in which a person runs up to a mark and then jumps as far forward as they can
long-jumper
noun
Translations of “the long jump”
in Korean 멀리 뛰기…
in Arabic الوَثب الطَويل…
in Portuguese salto em distância…
in Catalan el salt de llargada…
in Japanese 幅跳び…
in Italian il salto in lungo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 跳遠…
in Russian прыжок в длину…
in Turkish (spor) uzun atlama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跳远…
in Polish skok w dal…
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