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rugbynoun [U]

uk   /ˈrʌɡ.bi/  us   /ˈrʌɡ.bi/ (also formal rugby football)
A2 a ​sport where two ​teamstry to ​scorepoints by ​carrying an ​ovalballacross a ​particularline or ​kicking it over and between an H-shaped set of ​posts: Tom ​plays rugby every ​Saturday. He's ​built like a rugby player (= he is very ​big and ​strong). a rugby team/​ball/​game

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

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rugbynoun [U]

 us   /ˈrʌɡ·bi/
a ​gameplayed between two ​teams using an oval-shaped ​ball that is ​kicked or ​carried to ​goals at either end of a ​field
(Definition of rugby from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rugby”
in Korean 럭비…
in Arabic لُعْبة الرَّجبي…
in Malaysian ragbi…
in French rugby…
in Russian регби…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英式橄欖球…
in Italian rugby…
in Turkish ragbi…
in Polish rugby…
in Spanish rugby…
in Vietnamese môn bóng bầu dục…
in Portuguese rúgbi…
in Thai กีฬารักบี้…
in German das Rugby…
in Catalan rugbi…
in Japanese ラグビー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 英式橄榄球…
in Indonesian rugby…
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