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badminton

noun [U]  /ˈbædˌmɪn·tən/ us  
a sport in which two or four people hit a shuttlecock (= small, very light object with feathers) over a high net
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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