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kung funoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌkʌŋˈfuː/
a ​Chinesemethod of ​fighting that ​involves using ​yourhands and ​feet and not using ​weapons
(Definition of kung fu from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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kung funoun [U]

 us   /ˈkʌŋ ˈfu/
a ​method of ​fighting without ​weapons that ​involves using ​yourhands and ​feet
(Definition of kung fu from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kung fu”
in Chinese (Simplified) 功夫(中国拳术)…
in Turkish kung fu…
in Russian кун-фу…
in Chinese (Traditional) 功夫(中國拳術)…
in Polish kung-fu…
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