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golfnoun [U]

 us   /ɡɑlf, ɡɔlf/
a game in which players use a set of sticks to hit small, round, hard balls into a series of nine or 18 small holes on an area of grassy land using as few hits as possible: Do you play golf?
golfer
noun [C]  us   /ˈɡɑl·fər, ˈɡɔl-/
a professional golfer
(Definition of golf from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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golfnoun [U]

uk   /ɡɒlf/  us   /ɡɑːlf/
A2 a game played outside on grass in which each player tries to hit a small ball into a series of nine or 18 small holes, using a long, thin stick: We often play a round (= game) of golf at the weekend.

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golfer
noun [C] uk   /ˈɡɒl.fər/  us   /ˈɡɑːl.fɚ/
He's one of the highest-earning professional golfers in the world.
golfing
noun [U] uk   /ˈɡɒl.fɪŋ/  us   /ˈɡɑːl.fɪŋ/
a golfing holiday
(Definition of golf from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “golf”
in Korean 골프…
in Arabic لُعْبة الجولف…
in Malaysian golf…
in French golf…
in Russian гольф…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高爾夫球運動…
in Italian golf…
in Turkish golf…
in Polish golf…
in Spanish golf…
in Vietnamese môn đánh gôn…
in Portuguese golfe…
in Thai กีฬากอล์ฟ…
in German das Golfspiel…
in Catalan golf…
in Japanese ゴルフ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高尔夫球运动…
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