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ballgamenoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɔːl.ɡeɪm/ us   /ˈbɑːl.ɡeɪm/ mainly US
(Definition of ballgame from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ballgame" in American English

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ballgamenoun [C]

us   /ˈbɔlˌɡeɪm/
  • ballgame noun [C] (SPORTS EVENT)

  • ballgame noun [C] (CONDITIONS)

a set of conditions that control how something can be done: Working for a large corporation was one thing, but now that we’re in business for ourselves, it’s a whole new ballgame.
(Definition of ballgame from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ballgame”
in Chinese (Simplified) 棒球比赛…
in Turkish topla oynanan oyunlar…
in Russian бейсбол, баскетбол, американский футбол…
in Chinese (Traditional) 棒球比賽…
in Polish mecz…
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“ballgame” in American English

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