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sparring partnernoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a person you practise boxing with someone you have friendly arguments with
Translations of “sparring partner”
in Chinese (Traditional) (練拳時的)陪練員, 友好爭辯的對手, 鬥嘴的對象…
in Chinese (Simplified) (练拳时的)陪练, 友好争辩的对手…
(Definition of sparring partner from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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