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English definition of “windsurfing”


noun [U]     /ˈwɪndˌsɜː.fɪŋ/ US  /-ˌsɝː-/
B1 a sport in which you sail across water by standing on a board and holding onto a large sail: I went windsurfing most afternoons. → Compare surfingWater sportsSwimmingSailing and boating windsurf     /-sɜːf/ US  /-sɝːf/ verb [I]
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