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Word forms "penalty kick":
singular penalty kick plural penalty kicksin football, rugby, and similar sports, a chance to kick the ball directly into the goal or between the goalposts without other players trying to take the ball off you. This is given to you because an opponent has broken a rule.
English dictionary. 2014.
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penalty kick — n. Soccer, Rugby, etc.Soccer Rugby any kick awarded to a team as a result of a penalty given to an opponent; esp., in soccer, a 12 yard kick from directly in front of the goal, awarded for a foul committed by a defensive player who was inside the … English World dictionary
penalty kick — penalty .kick n a ↑penalty … Dictionary of contemporary English
penalty kick — penalty ,kick noun count in soccer, a chance to kick the ball directly into the goal without being stopped by anyone except one person on the other team, given to you because an opponent has broken a rule … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
penalty kick — ► NOUN 1) Soccer a free shot at the goal awarded to the attacking team after a foul within an area around the goal. 2) Rugby a place kick awarded to a team after an offence by an opponent … English terms dictionary
Penalty kick — A penalty kick is a type of free kick in association football, taken from twelve yards (approximately eleven metres) out from goal and with only the goalkeeper of the defending team between the penalty taker and the goal.A penalty kick is… … Wikipedia
penalty kick — noun 1. : a free kick allowed in rugby because of some violation of the rules by the opponents 2. : a free kick allowed in soccer for certain infringements of the rules within the penalty area and made from a mark 12 yards in front of the center… … Useful english dictionary
penalty kick — noun 1》 Soccer a free kick at the goal from the penalty spot, awarded to the attacking team after a foul within the penalty area. 2》 Rugby a place kick awarded to a team after an offence by an opponent … English new terms dictionary
penalty kick — pen′alty kick n. spog (in soccer) a free kick awarded for an infraction committed by a defensive player in the penalty area • Etymology: 1885–90 … From formal English to slang
penalty kick — Soccer. a free kick awarded for an infraction committed by a defensive player in the penalty area and taken by the offensive player who has been fouled from a point 12 yd. (11 m) directly in front of the goal. [1885 90] * * * … Universalium
penalty kick — noun A form of free kick, taken from the penalty spot, with only the goalkeeper defending the goal … Wiktionary