Soccer

Main Entry: soc·cer
Pronunciation: \ˈsä-kər\
Function: noun
Etymology: by shortening & alteration from association football
Date: 1889

: a game played on a field between two teams of 11 players each with the object to propel a round ball into the opponent’s goal by kicking or by hitting it with any part of the body except the hands and arms —called also association football


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