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kung fu vs. karate

[ kuhng-foo, koong ]
  1. an ancient Chinese method of self-defense by striking blows at vulnerable areas of an attacker's body using fluid movements of the hands and legs.
[ kuh-rah-tee ]
  1. a method developed in Japan of defending oneself without the use of weapons by striking sensitive areas on an attacker's body with the hands, elbows, knees, or feet.
  2. a sport based on this method of self-defense.

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