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Meaning of “martial art” - Learner’s Dictionary

martial art

noun [C]     /ˌmɑːʃəlˈɑːt/
B2 one of the traditional Japanese or Chinese skills of fighting, done as a sport in western countries: a martial arts expertFighting sports
Translations of “martial art”
in Korean 무술…
in Arabic الفُنون القِتالِيّة…
in Portuguese arte marcial…
in Catalan art marcial…
in Japanese 武道…
in Italian arte marziale…
in Chinese (Traditional) (日本或中國的)武術…
in Russian боевые восточные искусства…
in Turkish yakın dövüş, yakın dövüş sporu…
in Chinese (Simplified) (日本或中国的)武术…
in Polish wschodnia sztuka walki…
(Definition of martial art from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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