Meaning of “inning” in the English Dictionary

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"inning" in British English

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inningnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɪn.ɪŋ/ us /ˈɪn.ɪŋ/

one of the nine playing periods in a game of baseball

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

"inning" in American English

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inningnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɪn·ɪŋ/

a numbered period of play in a game of baseball in which both teams bat (= try to hit the ball), or one team’s turn to bat in one of these periods:

Cleveland scored three times in the ninth inning.

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