Definitions for black beltˈblæk ˈbɛlt, ˌbɛlt for 3 ; ˈblæk ˌbɛlt for 1

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  1. black belt(noun)

    a person who attained the rank of expert in the martial arts (judo or karate)

  2. black belt(noun)

    a black sash worn to show expert standards in the martial arts (judo or karate)

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  1. black belt(Noun)

    The highest belt colour in various martial arts.

  2. black belt(Noun)

    Someone who has attained a black belt

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  1. Black belt

    In martial arts, the black belt is a way to describe a graduate of a field where a practitioner's level is often marked by the color of the belt. The black belt is commonly the highest belt color used and denotes a degree of competence. It is often associated with a teaching grade though frequently not the highest grade or the "expert" of public perception. It is also a relatively recent invention, dating from the late 19th century, rather than an ancient custom.


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