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wrestling

noun [U] uk   /ˈres.lɪŋ/ us  
a sport in which two people fight and try to throw each other to the ground
Translations of “wrestling”
in Korean 레슬링…
in Arabic مُصارَعة…
in Portuguese luta livre…
in Catalan lluita lliure…
in Japanese レスリング…
in Italian lotta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 摔跤運動…
in Russian борьба (вид спорта)…
in Turkish güreş, güreş sporu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摔跤运动…
in Polish zapasy…
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