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verb [transitive] card pronunciation in British English /kɑː(r)d/
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present tense
present participlecarding
past tensecarded
past participlecarded
  1. 1
    to give a player a red card or yellow card in football, for bad behaviour
    be red/yellow carded:

    Copland was red carded for two offences.

  2. 2
    to pull a tool like a comb through wool or cotton to make it ready for spinning
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  3. 3
    mainly journalism to achieve a particular score, especially in golf

    Vickery finished third after carding a score of 68.

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    to verify someone's age, by checking their identification

    I got carded in the pub last night!

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/05/2010


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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