football

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈfʊtbɔl/
    • IPA: [ˈfʊʔtbɔɫ] or [ˈfʊʔt̚bɔɫ]
  • (UK) IPA: /ˈfʊtbɔːl/
    • IPA: [ˈfʊʔt̚bɔːl] or [ˈfʊʔtʰbɔːl] or [ˈfʊʔbɔːl]
  • (Canada) IPA: /ˈfʊtbɑl/
    • IPA: [fʷʊʔt̚bɑɫ]
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
football

Plural
footballs

  1. (uncountable) Football refers to a number of team sports in which players kick a ball including association football (soccer), American football, Canadian football, Australian rules football, and rugby football.
  2. (countable) A football is the ball used in such games.

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