taekwondo

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taekwondo

(ˈtaɪˈkwɒnˈdəʊ; ˈteɪ-)
n
(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) a Korean martial art that resembles karate
[C20: Korean tae kick + kwon fist + do way, method]
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Noun1.taekwondo - a Korean martial art similar to karatetaekwondo - a Korean martial art similar to karate
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"
Translations
Taekwondo
テコンドー
태권도
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