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verb foul pronunciation in British English /faʊl/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfoul
he/she/itfouls
present participlefouling
past tensefouled
past participlefouled
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  1. 1
    [intransitive] to do something in a game that is not allowed by the rules
    1. a.
      [transitive] to do something to another player that is not allowed by the rules
      He was sent off for fouling the Chelsea striker.
  2. 3
    [transitive] to make something very dirty
    The oil spillage fouled several miles of beaches.
  3. 4

    foul

    or

    foul up

    [intransitive/transitive] to become twisted around part of a machine, engine, vehicle etc so that it cannot move

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