association football

association football
a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
Syn: ↑soccer
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Hypernyms: ↑football, ↑football game
Part Meronyms: ↑headshot

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noun [noncount]
Brit formal :soccer

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Asˌsociation ˈfootball [Association football] noun uncountable (BrE, formal)
= football (1)

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