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Definition of judo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

judo

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdʒuːdəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒuːdoʊ//
 
[uncountable] (from Japanese) Combat sports
 
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a sport in which two people fight and try to throw each other to the ground He does judo. She's a black belt in judo. She managed to get the man in a judo hold. See related entries: Combat sports Word Origin late 19th cent.: Japanese, from ‘gentle’ + ‘way’.
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