jujutsu


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ju·jit·su

also ju·jut·su or jiu·jit·su or jiu·jut·su  (jo͞o-jĭt′so͞o)
n.
An art of weaponless self-defense developed in Japan that uses throws, holds, and blows and derives added power from the attacker's own weight and strength.

[Japanese jūjutsu : , soft; see judo + jutsu, technique (from Early Middle Chinese ʑwit).]
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Noun1.jujutsu - a method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japanjujutsu - a method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japan; holds and blows are supplemented by clever use of the attacker's own weight and strength
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
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jujutsu

[dʒuːˈdʒɪtsʊ] Njiu-jitsu m
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