Meaning of “black belt” in the English Dictionary

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"black belt" in American English

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black beltnoun [ C ]

/ˈblæk ˈbelt/

someone who has reached the highest level of judo or karate, (= methods of fighting) or the level itself:

He took up karate, eventually earning a black belt, and thought about becoming a cop.

(Definition of “black belt” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)