pitch invasion

pitch invasion
pitch invasion UK US noun [countable] [singular pitch invasion plural pitch invasions]
an occasion when a crowd of people who are watching a match run onto the pitch
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ˈpitch invasion 7 [pitch invasion] noun (BrE)
an occasion when a crowd of people who are watching a sports game run onto the field, for example to celebrate sth or protest about sth

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