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inningnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɪn.ɪŋ/
one of the nine ​playingperiods in a ​game of ​baseball
(Definition of inning from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inningnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɪn·ɪŋ/
a ​numberedperiod 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)
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