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Try to kick the ball into the back of the net.
a tennis/golf ball
Shape the dough into balls.
a melon ball
a ball of wool
We'll be outside playing ball until dinner.
He kicked a long ball upfield.
the college's summer ball
He balanced on the balls of his feet.
I've done my bit. The ball's in his court now.
There are several things we should discuss. Who'd like to start the ball rolling?
Everyone seemed to be having a ball.
Cole's skill on the ball is incredible.
When manufacturers refused to play ball, the company stopped buying.
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American English version of definition of ball
a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
the sail behind the main sail on a ship
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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Definition of ball from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.