basketball

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English[edit]

A game of basketball.
a basketball
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Noun[edit]

basketball (countable and uncountable, plural basketballs)

  1. (sports, uncountable) A sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop.
  2. (basketball, countable) The particular kind of ball used in the sport of basketball.

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  • (sport): hoops (US slang)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English basketball.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baːskətbaːl/, [ˈb̥ɑːsɡ̊əd̥ˌb̥ɒːl]

Noun[edit]

basketball c (singular definite basketballen, not used in plural form)

  1. basketball

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

basketball m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of basket-ball.