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recreations

noun (1)
plural of recreation

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1 someone or something that provides amusement or enjoyment
  • bowling is great recreation on a rainy afternoon

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2 the act or activity of providing pleasure or amusement especially for the public
  • water parks have become a significant part of the recreation business

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3 an activity outside of one's regular occupation that is engaged in primarily for pleasure
  • as with other men of his class and income, his principal recreations were polo and yachting

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re-creations

noun (2)
plural of re-creation

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“Recreations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recreations. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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