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Definition of handball noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    handball

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈhændbɔl//
     
     
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  1. 1 [uncountable] a game in which players hit a small ball against a wall with their hand
  2. 2 [uncountable] (also team handball) a team game for two teams of seven players, usually played indoors, in which players try to score goals by throwing a ball with their hand
  3. 3 [countable, uncountable] (in soccer) the offense of touching the ball with your hands
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