football

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfʊtbɔːl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfʊtˌbɔl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fŏŏtbôl′)


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football

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a flat football
  2. [kicked, caught, threw] the football
  3. [professional, high school, fantasy] football
  4. [American, Association, Australian rules] football
  5. the team played [impressive, tight, awful, great] football today
  6. [plays, coaches] football
  7. practice football
  8. used as a [social, political] football
n as adj
  1. is a football [player, coach]
  2. a football [helmet, jersey]
  3. a football [team, game, match, tournament]
  4. football [clubs, leagues, transfers, stadiums]
  5. on the football field
  6. soccer: the Football Association
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