Definition of “pole vault” - English Dictionary

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pole vaultnoun [ U ]

us /ˈpoʊl ˌvɔlt/

a sports competition in which you hold a long, stiff pole near one end and force it to bend so that when it straightens, it pushes you up over a high bar

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