sports


sports
n.
physical activity

(AE)

1) to go in for sports

2) fond of sports; in the world of sports (BE has sport)

types of physical activity

3) amateur; aquatic, water; competitive; intercollegiate (AE), inter-university (BE); intramural; outdoor; professional; varsity (AE); winter sports

track meet

(BE)

4) school sports; sports day

* * *
[spɔːts]
aquatic
intramural
outdoor
professional
winter sports
sports day
intercollegiate (AE)
varsity (AE)
interuniversity (BE)
in the world of sports (BE has sport)
['physical activity'] (AE) to go in for sports
['track meet'] (BE) school sports
['types of physical activity'] amateur
fond of sports

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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