association football


noun British.


Nearby words

  1. association,
  2. association area,
  3. association constant,
  4. association cortex,
  5. association fiber,
  6. association law,
  7. association test,
  8. associationism,
  9. associative,
  10. associative aphasia

Origin of association football

First recorded in 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for association football

association football

noun

a more formal name for soccer
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