Definition of wushu in English:

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wushu

Pronunciation: /wuːˈʃuː/

noun

[mass noun]
The Chinese martial arts.
Example sentences
  • Jakartans were also treated to presentation of a local traditional music called Campursari Betawi with a mix of Chinese martial art wushu in its newly-added Kampung Betawi area.
  • As if that weren't enough, she is a former national champion of the Chinese martial-arts discipline of wushu.
  • Currently, there are at least five martial arts in Indonesia that stage women's fighting events: judo, karate, pencak silat, taekwondo and wushu.

Origin

From Chinese wǔshù, from 'military' + shù 'art'.

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