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Definition 1: (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for place-kicking in the sense of this definition

(place-kicking is a kind of ...) the act of delivering a blow with the foot

"he gave the ball a powerful kick" "the team's kicking was excellent"

(... is a kind of place-kicking ) (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team

(... is a kind of place-kicking ) (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score

(place-kicking belongs to category ...) any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal

(place-kicking belongs to category ...) a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal

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