Definition of prize ring in English:

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prize ring

Pronunciation: /ˈprīz ˌriNG/

noun

1A ring used for prizefighting.
Example sentences
  • After all, Pep was about to enter the professional prize ring for the 190th time.
  • In 1938, the champion Louis beat him in two minutes and four seconds of one of the most savage onslaughts ever seen in a prize ring.
1.1 (the prize ring) The practice of prizefighting; boxing.
Example sentences
  • Nevertheless, despite its many brutalities, the 19th century prize ring offered, as the modern boxing game does today, upward social mobility to the lucky few.

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