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billiardsnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbɪl.i.ədz/  us   /ˈbɪl.jɚdz/
a ​gameplayed by two ​people on a ​tablecovered in ​greencloth, in which a cue (= a ​longstick) is used to ​hitballs against each other and into ​pockets around the ​table
billiard
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈbɪl.i.əd/  us   /ˈbɪl.jɚd/
a billiard ​table a billiard ​ball
(Definition of billiards from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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billiardsnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbɪl·jərdz/
a ​gameplayed by two or more ​people on a ​tablecovered in ​greencloth in which a ​cue (= ​longpole) is used to ​hit a ​ball against other ​balls to ​send them into the ​holes along the ​edge of the ​table
(Definition of billiards from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “billiards”
in Korean 당구…
in Arabic بِيلياردو…
in Malaysian permainan billiard…
in French billard…
in Russian бильярд…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撞球運動…
in Italian biliardo…
in Turkish bilardo…
in Polish bilard…
in Spanish billar…
in Vietnamese trò chơi bida…
in Portuguese bilhar…
in Thai บิลเลียด…
in German das Billard…
in Catalan billar de tres boles…
in Japanese ビリヤード…
in Chinese (Simplified) 台球运动,桌球运动…
in Indonesian biliar…
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