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"volleyball" in British English

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volleyballnoun [U]

uk   /ˈvɒl.i.bɔːl/  us   /ˈvɑː.li.bɑːl/
A2 a ​game in which two ​teams use ​theirhands to ​hit a ​largeballbackwards and ​forwards over a high ​net without ​allowing the ​ball to ​touch the ​ground
(Definition of volleyball from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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volleyballnoun [U]

 us   /ˈvɑl·iˌbɔl/
a ​game in which two ​teams use ​theirhands to ​hit a ​largeball from one ​side of a high ​net to the other, without ​allowing the ​ball to ​touch the ​ground
(Definition of volleyball from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “volleyball”
in Arabic لُعْبة كُرة الطّائرة…
in Korean 배구…
in Portuguese voleibol…
in Catalan voleibol…
in Japanese バレー(ボール)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 排球(运动)…
in Turkish voleybol…
in Russian волейбол…
in Chinese (Traditional) 排球(運動)…
in Italian pallavolo…
in Polish siatkówka…
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