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1tackle/ˈtækəl/noun
pluraltackles
1tackle
/ˈtækəl/
noun
pluraltackles
Learner's definition of TACKLE  
[noncount]  : equipment that is used for a particular activity (especially fishing)
[count]sports  : the act of tackling another player: such as
American football or rugby  : the act of forcing the player who has the ball to fall to the ground
   b  soccer, field hockey, etc.  : the act of trying to get the ball from an opposing player
American football [count] 
: either one of two players on the offensive team who play in positions on the line of scrimmage next to the guards
   b  : either one of two players on the defensive team who play in positions near the center of the line of scrimmage
— see also nose tackle
[count, noncount]  : an arrangement of ropes and wheels used for lifting or pulling something heavy
— see also block and tackle
[noncount]British, informal  : a man's sexual organs
2tackle/ˈtækəl/verb
tacklestackledtackling
2tackle
/ˈtækəl/
verb
tacklestackledtackling
Learner's definition of TACKLE  
[+ object]
: to forcefully seize (someone) and cause that person to fall to the ground
   b  American football or rugby  : to force (the player with the ball) to fall to the ground
   c  soccer, field hockey, etc.  : to try to get the ball from (an opposing player who has it)
: to deal with (something difficult)

— tackler

/ˈtækəlɚ/noun,pluraltacklers[count]
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