Definition of Badminton by Merriam-Webster

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bad·​min·​ton | ˈbad-ˌmi-tᵊn How to pronounce badminton (audio) , -ˌmin-tᵊn

: a court game played with light long-handled rackets and a shuttlecock volleyed over a net

Examples of badminton in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Associated Press surveyed 44 of the country’s national governing bodies (NGBs) — the organizations charged with operating programs from the grassroots through the Olympic levels in sports that run the gamut from badminton to basketball.

NBC News, “Photo: Social distancing at Lebanese mosque,” 8 May 2020
So university student Wei Zikai turned his living room into a badminton court.

Washington Post, “Confined at home, Chinese get creative to beat boredom,” 29 Jan. 2020
But there are plenty of other backyard game possibilities: cornhole, volleyball, badminton, croquet.

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definition of badminton by The Free Dictionary

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‘Wajid’s election is an honour for Pakistan and he has been elected due to his never-ending services for badminton in the country,’ said a PBF spokesman here on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced its latest world rankings, showing that Tai continues to stay at the top of the rankings for a whopping 125 weeks.
Badminton is particularly popular in Asia, but it is growing in popularity elsewhere too.
Pakistan’s highly-qualified badminton coach Liaqat Ali has been training and coaching the youngsters at the academy.
Shafi, who hails from the Royal family of Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh, has been playing badminton from the age of 13 and was the Andhra Pradesh state champion and represented the state in the national championship.
Pic 1 #PVSindu becomes first Indian to win Gold in World Woman Badminton Championship.
The month-long tour constitutes three tournaments: Perth International Badminton Tournament [4 8
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basketball | Definition, History, Rules, Players, & Facts

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The early years

In the early years the number of players on a team varied according to the number in the class and the size of the playing area. In 1894 teams began to play with five on a side when the playing area was less than 1,800 square feet (167.2 square metres); the number rose to seven when the gymnasium measured from 1,800 to 3,600 square feet (334.5 square metres) and up to nine when the playing area exceeded that. In 1895 the number was occasionally set at five by mutual consent; the rules stipulated five players two years later, and this number has remained ever since.

Since Naismith and five of his original players were Canadians, it is not surprising that Canada was the

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Definition of Sport at

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an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature, as racing, baseball, tennis, golf, bowling, wrestling, boxing, hunting, fishing, etc.

a particular form of this, especially in the out of doors.

sports, (used with a singular verb) such athletic activities collectively: Sports is important in my life.

diversion; recreation; pleasant pastime.

jest; fun; mirth; pleasantry: What he said in sport was taken seriously.

mockery; ridicule; derision: They made sport of him.

an object of derision; laughingstock.

something treated lightly or tossed about like a plaything.

something or someone subject to the whims or vicissitudes of fate, circumstances, etc.

a sportsman.

Informal. a person who behaves in a sportsmanlike, fair, or admirable manner; an accommodating person: He was a sport and took his defeat well.

Informal. a person who is interested in sports as an occasion for gambling; gambler.

Informal. a

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