Definition of kumite in English:

kumite

Line breaks: ku¦mite
Pronunciation: /ˈkuːmɪteɪ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • (In martial arts) freestyle fighting.
    More example sentences
    • They included junior kata and kumite, ladies kata and kumite, senior black belt kata and kumite.
    • Another example occurred when I was doing kumite with Sensei at his home.
    • Calum has won every tournament entered for kata and kumite so far this year which is an amazing achievement for someone so young.

Origin

Japanese, literally 'sparring'.

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