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soccernoun [U]

uk   /ˈsɒk.ər/  us   /ˈsɑː.kɚ/ mainly US (UK usually football)
A2 a ​gameplayed between two ​teams of eleven ​people, where each ​teamtries to ​win by ​kicking a ​ball into the other team's ​goal

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

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soccernoun [U]

 us   /ˈsɑk·ər/
a ​game in which two ​teams of eleven ​playerstry to ​send a ​ball into the ​goal of the ​opposingside without using ​theirarms or ​hands
(Definition of soccer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “soccer”
in Korean 축구…
in Arabic كُرة القَدَم…
in Malaysian bola sepak…
in French football…
in Russian футбол…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英式足球,足球…
in Italian calcio…
in Turkish futbol…
in Polish piłka nożna…
in Spanish fútbol…
in Vietnamese môn bóng đá…
in Portuguese futebol…
in Thai กีฬาฟุตบอล…
in German das Fußballspiel…
in Catalan futbol…
in Japanese サッカー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 英式足球,足球…
in Indonesian sepakbola…
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