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Meaning of “boxing” in the English Dictionary

"boxing" in British English

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boxingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbɒk.sɪŋ/  us   /ˈbɑːk-/
B1 a ​sport in which two ​competitorsfight by ​hitting each other with ​theirhands: Many ​doctorsbelieve that boxing is too ​dangerous and should be ​banned. He's a ​formerworldheavyweight boxing ​champion.

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(Definition of boxing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"boxing" in American English

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boxingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbɑk·sɪŋ/
a ​sport in which two competitors ​fight by ​hitting each other with ​theirclosedhands
(Definition of boxing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “boxing”
in Arabic مُلاكَمة…
in Korean 권투…
in Portuguese boxe, pugilismo…
in Catalan boxa…
in Japanese ボクシング…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拳击运动…
in Turkish boks sporu…
in Russian бокс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拳撃運動…
in Italian boxe, pugilato…
in Polish boks…
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