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baseballnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈbeɪs.bɔːl/ us   /ˈbeɪs.bɑːl/
A1 (the ball used in) a game played especially in North America by two teams of nine players, in which a player hits a ball with a bat (= stick) and tries to run around four bases on a large field before the other team returns the ball: Jake never played baseball like the other kids. He had a baseball and a couple of bats in his sports bag.

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baseballnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈbeɪsˌbɔl/
a game with two teams of nine players in which a ball, thrown by a pitcher, is hit by a player with a bat (= special stick) who then tries to run around four bases before being stopped by the other team
A baseball is the ball used in this game.
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