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billiardsnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbɪl.i.ədz/ us   /ˈbɪl.jɚdz/
a game played by two people on a table covered in green cloth, in which a cue (= a long stick) is used to hit balls 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
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billiardsnoun [U]

us   /ˈbɪl·jərdz/
a game played by two or more people on a table covered in green cloth in which a cue (= long pole) 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 de tres bolas, 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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