Definition of 'netball'
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Example sentences containing 'netball'
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She has represented her county in sports and coaches junior netball and football teams. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Could it be because rugby union is a mainstream male sport and hockey and netball are not? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The six of us were all on the netball team and loved sport. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And it is a far better sport for them to play than netball or hockey. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Staff can join company netball or running teams and fortnightly massages are available. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She plays for two local netball teams. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Nearly a million women are running and the number on the netball courts is catching up with men who play rugby. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Well, it is like that on the netball court. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She played netball and hockey and took up rowing; she was immensely popular. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I also teach cricket and in the winter hockey and netball. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In the same way, those who were the fastest runners or the best netball players were duly recognised and rewarded. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I had a go at basketball, netball and athletics. The Sun (2013)They are also common in those who play tennis, squash, netball and football for fun. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the'outstanding' hockey and netball player died before she could be freed. The Sun (2013)About 10 scholarships are awarded each year in sports from rugby and football to hockey, basketball and netball. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fans'They're looking forward to squaring up against each other on the netball court and raising some money for a good cause. The Sun (2013)A top-flight netball player will receive only a few thousand pounds a year and most combine their sport with studying or part-time work. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'netball'
British English: netball /ˈnɛtˌbɔːl/ NOUN
Netball is a game played by two teams of seven players, usually women. Each team tries to score goals by throwing a ball through a net which is at the top of a pole at each end of the court.
- American English: netball
- Arabic: كُرَةُ الْشَبَكَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: netball jogo parecido com basquetebol
- Chinese: 无挡板篮球
- Croatian: igra slična košarci
- Czech: dívčí košíková
- Danish: kurvebold
- Dutch: netbal
- European Spanish: netball
- Finnish: verkkopallo
- French: netball
- German: Korbball
- Greek: δικτυόσφαιρα
- Italian: netball
- Japanese: ネットボール
- Korean: 네트볼
- Norwegian: kurvball
- Polish: siatkówka
- European Portuguese: netball jogo parecido com basquetebol
- Romanian: netballjoc
- Russian: нетбол
- Spanish: netball
- Swedish: korgboll
- Thai: กีฬาเน็ตบอลมีสองทีมๆ ละเจ็ดคน
- Turkish: netbol
- Ukrainian: нетбол
- Vietnamese: bóng rổ nữ
Definition of netball from the Collins English Dictionary
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