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slalomnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈslɑː.ləm/
a ​race for ​people on ​skis or in kayaks (= ​light, ​narrowboats) in which they have to ​follow a ​route that ​bends in and out between ​poles
(Definition of slalom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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slalomnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈslɑ·ləm/
a ​race, esp. down a ​mountain on ​skis, in which the competitors ​follow a ​path that ​curves around a ​series of ​poles: [C] He ​competed in his last ​World Cup slalom last ​March.
(Definition of slalom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slalom”
in Spanish eslálom…
in Vietnamese cuộc thi trượt băng…
in Malaysian slalom…
in Thai การเล่นสกี…
in French slalom…
in German der Slalom…
in Chinese (Simplified) (滑雪)回转赛, (独木舟)回旋赛…
in Turkish slalom…
in Russian слалом…
in Indonesian lomba (ski, perahu, mobil…
in Chinese (Traditional) (滑雪)彎道比賽, (獨木舟)迴旋賽…
in Polish slalom…
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