What is another word for foul?

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[ fˈa͡ʊl], [ fˈa‍ʊl], [ f_ˈaʊ_l]

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In sports, fouls are moments when an opponent is not allowed to continue playing because they have committed an illegal act. There are many fouls in basketball, football, hockey, and other sports. In basketball, a foul is when a player commits an illegal act, such as reaching into the other player's pocket. A referee can call a foul on a player if they think that the player has fouled them. Athletes can get fouled a lot, and it can often lead to a gamechanging play. Fouls can also lead to technical fouls, which can lead to longer suspensions.

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