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"backboard" in British English

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backboardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbæk.bɔːd/  us   /-bɔːrd/
the ​board behind the basket in a ​game of basketball
(Definition of backboard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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backboardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbækˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
(in ​basketball) a ​board behind the ​metalring that you have to ​throw the ​ball through to ​score
(Definition of backboard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “backboard”
in Chinese (Simplified) (篮球架上的)篮板…
in Turkish basket potası, çemberin tutturulduğu arka pano…
in Russian баскетбольный щит…
in Chinese (Traditional) (籃球架上的)籃板…
in Polish tablica…
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