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ka·ra·te

 (kə-rä′tē)
n.
A Japanese martial art in which sharp blows and kicks are administered to pressure-sensitive points on the body of an opponent.

[Japanese : kara, empty + te, hand.]

ka·ra′te·ist n.

karate

(kəˈrɑːtɪ)
n
(Judo & Karate)
a. a traditional Japanese system of unarmed combat, employing smashes, chops, kicks, etc, made with the hands, feet, elbows, or legs
b. (as modifier): a karate chop to the head.
[Japanese, literally: empty hand, from kara empty + te hand]

ka•ra•te

(kəˈrɑ ti)

n.
a Japanese method of self-defense using fast, hard blows with the hands, knees, or feet.
[1950–55; < Japanese]

karate

A Japanese word meaning empty hand, used to mean a type of unarmed martial art.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.karate - a traditional Japanese system of unarmed combatkarate - a traditional Japanese system of unarmed combat; sharp blows and kicks are given to pressure-sensitive points on the body of the opponent
martial art - any of several Oriental arts of weaponless self-defense; usually practiced as a sport; "he had a black belt in the martial arts"
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
Translations
الكاراتيه: الدِّفاع بِدون سِلاحكَارَاتِيه
karate
karate
karate
karate
karate
karate
空手空手道
가라테
karatė
karatē
karate
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มวยคาราเต้
võ karate

karate

[kəˈrɑːtɪ] Nkarate m

karate

[kəˈrɑːti]
nkaraté m
modif [class, champion] → de karaté

karate

nKarate nt

karate

[kəˈrɑːtɪ] nkaratè m

karate

(kəˈraːti) noun
a Japanese form of unarmed fighting, using blows and kicks.

karate

كَارَاتِيه karate karate Karate καράτε kárate karate karaté karate karate 空手 가라테 karate karate karate caratê, karaté карате karate มวยคาราเต้ karate võ karate 空手道

karate

n karate m
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Maryam D, Alireza E, Hamid A, 2014, The Effect of a Combined (Plyometric-Sprint) Training Program on Strength, Speed, Power and Agility of Karate-ka Male Athletes, research journal of sport sciences, Vol 2 (2): 38-44
The project offered several options for the installation of a well at the property, owned and operated by Jackie and Dora King, founders and co-directors of the non-profit Youth Karate-Ka and Harvesting Earth Educational Farm.