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noun     cricket pronunciation in British English
/ˈkrɪkɪt/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a game played by two teams of 11 players who get points by hitting a ball with a bat and running between two sets of sticks called stumps. Someone who plays this sport is called a cricketer

    a game of cricket

    a cricket match

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    [countable] a small brown insect that moves by jumping and makes a loud noise by rubbing its front wings together
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