Meaning of free kick

free' kick'

Pronunciation: [key]
— Soccer. Soccer.
  1. an unhindered kick of a stationary ball, usually awarded to a player as the result of a foul committed by a player from the opposing team. Cf. direct free kick, indirect free kick.
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