penalty area

noun

Definition of penalty area

: an area 44 yards wide and 18 yards deep in front of each goal on a soccer field within which an infringement of given rules by a defending player causes a penalty kick to be awarded to the opposing team

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“Penalty area.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/penalty%20area. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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