wrestle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"wrestle" in British English

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wrestleverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈres.l̩/
to ​fight with someone (​especially as a ​sport) by ​holding them and ​trying to ​throw them to the ​ground: He has wrestled ​professionally for five ​years. The ​policeofficertackled the man and wrestled him to the ​ground.
Phrasal verbs
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"wrestle" in American English

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wrestleverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈres·əl/
to ​fight with someone by ​holding and ​trying to ​throw that ​person to the ​ground, or to do this as a ​sport: [I] He wrestled for Iowa ​State University.
wrestler
noun [C]  us   /ˈres·lər/
professional wrestlers
(Definition of wrestle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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