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strikeoutnoun [C]

uk   /ˈstraɪk.aʊt/ us   /ˈstraɪk.aʊt/
(in baseball) the act making a batter (= person trying to hit the ball) fail to hit the ball three times: He averaged 9 strikeouts per game last season.
(Definition of strikeout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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strikeoutnoun [C]

us   /ˈstrɑɪkˌɑʊt/
(in baseball) the act of failing three times to hit the ball or of causing a player to do this: Nolan Ryan was a great pitcher, and usually led the league in strikeouts.
(Definition of strikeout from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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