Definition of injury time in English:

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injury time

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noun

[mass noun]
(In soccer and other sports) extra playing time allowed by a referee to compensate for time lost in dealing with injuries sustained by players: they equalized in injury time
More example sentences
  • Last season Bolton conceded a goal in injury time in five games and it cost the club ten points.
  • I don't agree with the time wasting bit - a referee can always allow more injury time to compensate.
  • By the time the referee has sorted out all the pushing and shoving in the penalty box injury time is nearly over.

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