free kick


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free kick

n.
1. Sports An unobstructed kick of a stationary ball, as in soccer or Rugby, especially one that is awarded when the opposition commits a foul.
2. Football See safety kick.

free kick

n
(Soccer) soccer a place kick awarded for a foul or infringement, either direct, from which a goal may be scored, or indirect, from which the ball must be touched by at least one other player for a goal to be allowed

free′ kick′


n.
an unhindered kick of a stationary soccer ball, usu. awarded to a player as the result of a foul committed by an opponent.

free kick

1. An unimpeded kick awarded for a mark.
2. Kick awarded to a team for a foul committed by the opponents. A direct free kick is awarded for any of nine specific offenses. A goal cannot be scored from an indirect free kick without first being touched by a second player.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.free kick - (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other teamfree kick - (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team
place kick, place-kicking - (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking
corner kick - a free kick from the corner awarded to the other side when a player has sent the ball behind his own goal line
association football, soccer - a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
Translations
přímý kopvolný kop
frispark
vapaapotku
slobodan udarac
フリーキック
프리킥
frispark
การเตะลูกโทษ
đá tự do

free kick

n (Ftbl) → calcio di punizione

free kick

ضَرْبَةُ جَزَاء volný kop frispark Freistoß ελεύθερο χτύπημα tiro libre vapaapotku coup franc slobodan udarac calcio di punizione フリーキック 프리킥 vrije trap frispark rzut wolny pontapé livre, tiro livre свободный удар frispark การเตะลูกโทษ frikik đá tự do 任意球
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