Definition of penalty spot in English:

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penalty spot

Pronunciation: /ˈpenəltē spät/

noun

Soccer
The point within the penalty area from which penalty kicks are taken.
Example sentences
  • So far England have scored two goals in three games, the first from a corner kick and the second from the penalty spot.
  • Without so much as a glance towards his assistant referee, the referee pointed to the penalty spot.
  • Internal disharmony and a fallibility from the penalty spot have proved to be their weaknesses.

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Syllabification: pen·al·ty spot

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