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the high jump

noun [S] uk   us  
a sport in which competitors try to jump over a bar supported on two poles. The height of the bar is gradually raised and the winner is the person who jumps highest without knocking the bar off the poles.
Translations of “the high jump”
in Chinese (Traditional) 跳高運動…
in Russian прыжки в высоту…
in Turkish (spor) yüksek atlama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跳高运动…
in Polish skok wzwyż…
(Definition of the high jump from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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