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athletics

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

Simple Definition of athletics

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of athletics

  1. 1 :  exercises, sports, or games engaged in by athletes

  2. 2 :  the practice or principles of athletic activities

1749

First Known Use of athletics

1749

Rhymes with athletics


ATHLETICS Defined for Kids

athletics

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

Definition of athletics for Students

  1. :  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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