noun plural but singular or plural in construction ath·let·ics \ath-ˈle-tiks, ÷ˌa-thə-ˈle-\

: sports, games, and exercises that require strength and skill : athletic activities

Full Definition of ATHLETICS

:  exercises, sports, or games engaged in by athletes
:  the practice or principles of athletic activities

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ATHLETICS Defined for Kids


noun plural ath·let·ics \ath-ˈle-tiks\

Definition of ATHLETICS for Kids

:  games, sports, and exercises requiring strength, endurance, and skill Hint:Athletics can be used as a singular or a plural in writing and speaking. <Athletics is an important part of their curriculum.> <Athletics are helpful in staying fit.>


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