Definition of the pole vault noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the pole vault

BrE BrE//ðə ˈpəʊl vɔːlt//
; NAmE NAmE//ðə ˈpoʊl vɔːlt//
[singular] Athletics
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a sporting event in which people try to jump over a high bar, using a long pole to push themselves off the ground See related entries: Athletics
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the pole vault