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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"


  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.

  2. martial art(Noun)

    military skills, proficiency in military strategy, prowess in warfare

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

How to pronounce martial art?

  1. Alex
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How to say martial art in sign language?

  1. martialart


  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.

Images & Illustrations of martial art

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