jiujitsu

noun
jiu·​jit·​su | \ jü-ˈjit-(ˌ)sü How to pronounce jiujitsu (audio) \

less common spelling of

: an art of weaponless fighting employing holds, throws, and paralyzing blows to subdue or disable an opponent
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“Jiujitsu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jiujitsu. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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