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Of or pertaining to the racquet sport played with singles or doubles who take positions on the opposite side of a rectangular bondry separated by a net. Players score points by hitting a shuttlecock with their racquet so that it lands in the opposing player's side.

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badminton match

Sports; Badminton

A series of games to determine a winner.


Sports; Badminton

A line along either of the two sides of a playing court or field, marking its limits.


Sports; Badminton

Back boundary line at each end of the court, that runs parallel to the net.

badminton net

Sports; Badminton

A barrier of meshwork cord or rope strung between two posts to divide a court in half.

badminton tournament

Sports; Badminton

A series of games played competitively to determine a single winning team or individual.


Sports; Badminton

A sport played by volleying a shuttlecock back and forth over a high narrow net by means of a light, long-handled racket.

service line

Sports; Badminton

The line, behind which the ball is initially served and over which the feet must not cross when serving.

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