What does martial art mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. martial art(noun)

    any of several Oriental arts of weaponless self-defense; usually practiced as a sport

    "he had a black belt in the martial arts"

Wiktionary

  1. martial art(Noun)

    Commonly, any of several fighting styles which contain systematized methods of training for combat, both armed and unarmed; often practised as a sport, e.g. boxing, karate, judo, Silat, wrestling, or Muay Thai.

    Etymology: Collocation of martial + art, coined in 1933 as a loan translation of Japanese bujutsu.

  2. martial art(Noun)

    military skills, proficiency in military strategy, prowess in warfare

    Etymology: Collocation of martial + art, coined in 1933 as a loan translation of Japanese bujutsu.

How to pronounce martial art?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say martial art in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of martial art in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of martial art in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of martial art in a Sentence

  1. Victor Cui:

    People in Asia get MMA -- it's in their DNA, you're not having to start from scratch, people understand it. It's part of their lives -- every country in Asia has their own martial art, whether it be karate, muay thai, kung fu, silat, or jiu-jitsu.

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