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English definition of “pole vault”

pole vault

noun [S] uk   us  
a sports competition in which you jump over a high bar using a long stick to push yourself off the ground: She won silver in the pole vault for Australia. world pole vault championAthletics
pole-vaulter
noun [C] uk   us  
AthleticsCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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