Definition of red card noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


red card

BrE BrE//ˌred ˈkɑːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌred ˈkɑːrd//
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(in football (soccer )) a card shown by the referee to a player who has broken the rules of the game and is not allowed to play for the rest of the game He received a red card for a foul on the goalkeeper. The referee showed her the red card. compare yellow card See related entries: Soccer
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