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English definition of “punt”

punt

noun [C]     /pʌnt/
BOAT a long boat with a flat bottom that you push along the river with a long poleBoats and sailing craftPassenger, cargo and military ships
BALL in some sports, a powerful kick which causes the ball to go very farAmerican footballGeneral terms used in ball sportsRugbyGeneral terms used in ball sportsGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of punt noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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