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English definition of “touch”

touch

noun [U] (SPORT)    /tʌtʃ/
the area outside either of the long edges of the space on which football and similar games are played: Playing for safety, he kicked the ball into touch. → See also touchlineSurfaces on which sports take place
(Definition of touch noun (SPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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