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physical education

noun

: sports and exercise taught in schools

Full Definition of PHYSICAL EDUCATION

:  instruction in the development and care of the body ranging from simple calisthenic exercises to a course of study providing training in hygiene, gymnastics, and the performance and management of athletic games

Examples of PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  1. He teaches physical education at the high school.

First Known Use of PHYSICAL EDUCATION

1830

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

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