Meaning of FOOTBALL in English

■ noun

1》 any of a number of forms of team game involving kicking a ball, in particular (in the UK) soccer or (in the US) American ~.

2》 a large inflated ball used in such a game.

3》 a topical issue that arouses controversy: the use of education as a political ~.


~er noun

~ing adjective ( Brit. ).

Concise Oxford English vocab.      Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка.