Definition of white belt in English:

white belt

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noun

  • 1A white belt worn by a beginner in judo or karate.
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    • And one must not forget the half dozen individuals who have trained with us regularly for several years and still wear white belts, thanks to our ‘no grading’ policy.
    • The protégé of Bruce Lee and a black belt in many martial arts, he is always the first to tie on a white belt and try something that he is not good at.
    • At first of course, I had a white belt, and when I attained a higher grade, I took it home and dyed it.
  • 1.1A person wearing a white belt.
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    • Group 1 consists of white belts that have just started Judo training or have been in training for no more than one month.
    • There were evenings when we had only black belts; white belts would come in, but they would usually drop right out.
    • As a white belt (starting over in a new Shorin Ryu style of karate), I am not in the position to do that kind of thing.

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