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handball

noun
     
Related topics: Sport, Football, Other Sports
hand‧ball
1 [uncountable]DSO a game in which two teams try to score points by throwing or hitting a ball with their hands
2 [uncountable] a game in which players hit a ball against a wall with their hand
3 [countable]DS a ball that is used to play handball
4 [uncountable and countable]DSF the act of touching the ball with your hands in a game of football, which is not allowed:
The referee gave a free kick for handball.

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