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"hockey" in British English

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hockeynoun [U]

uk   /ˈhɒk.i/  us   /ˈhɑː.ki/
A2 UK (US field hockey) a ​gameplayed on a ​sportsfield between two ​teams of eleven ​players who each have a ​curvedstick with which they ​try to put a ​small, hard ​ball into the other team's ​goal US →  ice hockey
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(Definition of hockey from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hockeynoun [U]

 us   /ˈhɑk·i/ (also ice hockey)
a ​gameplayed on ice between two ​teams of eleven ​players who each have a ​curvedstick with which the ​playertries to put the puck (= ​small, hard, ​rubberdisk) into the other team’s ​goal
(Definition of hockey from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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