pole vault Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pole vaultnoun [S]

uk   us  
a ​sportscompetition in which you ​jump over a high ​bar using a ​longstick to ​push yourself off the ​ground: She ​wonsilver in the ​polevault for ​Australia. worldpolevaultchampion
noun [C] uk   us  
(Definition of pole vault from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pole vaultnoun [U]

 us   /ˈpoʊl ˌvɔlt/
a ​sportscompetition in which you ​hold a ​long, ​stiff pole near one end and ​force it to ​bend so that when it ​straightens, it ​pushes you up over a high ​bar
(Definition of pole vault from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pole vault”
in Arabic القَفز بِالزانة…
in Korean 장대 높이 뛰기…
in Portuguese salto com vara…
in Catalan salt amb perxa…
in Japanese 棒高跳び…
in Turkish yüksek atlama…
in Russian прыжок с шестом…
in Italian salto con l’asta…
in Polish skok o tyczce…
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