kickboxing [kik′bäk΄siŋ]
a martial art incorporating the techniques of karate and boxing: often written kick-boxing or kick boxing

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kick·box·ing (kĭkʹbŏk'sĭng) PhotoDisc, Inc. n.
A martial art and sport of attack and defense, in which competitors wear boxing gloves and throw punches as in boxing and kick with their bare feet as in karate.
  kickʹbox·er n.

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Universalium. 2010.

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