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badminton

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈbædmɪntən/
A2 a sport for two or four people in which you hit a shuttlecock (= a light object with feathers) over a netTennis and racket sports
Translations of “badminton”
in Korean 배드민턴…
in Arabic تِنِس الرِّيشة…
in French badminton…
in Turkish badminton…
in Italian badminton…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羽毛球運動…
in Russian бадминтон…
in Polish badminton…
in Spanish bádminton…
in Portuguese badminton: espécie de tênis jogado com raquete e peteca…
in German das Badminton…
in Catalan bàdminton…
in Japanese バドミントン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羽毛球运动…
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