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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During the meeting, the Ambassador of Democratic People's Republic of Korea discussed cooperation between two countries in the field of sports such as table tennis, wrestling and Taegwondo in a way of providing coaches and players from Democratic People's Republic of Korea, said a press release on Wednesday.
He said that Democratic People's Republic of Korea is ready to provide coaches to Pakistan for training Pakistani players especially in table tennis, wrestling and Taegwondo, adding that these sports have been well known throughout the world as DPRK won gold medals in international and regional championship.