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lbw

adjective, adverb uk   us   /ˌel.biːˈdʌb.l̩.juː/
abbreviation for leg before wicket: in the game of cricket, the situation in which your time as the person trying to hit the ball is ended because the ball has hit your leg when it should not have
Translations of “lbw”
in Chinese (Traditional) (板球)打擊手腿碰球出局(的)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (板球)击球手腿碰球出局(的)…
(Definition of lbw from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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