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English definition of “recreation”

recreation

noun [C/U]  /ˌrek·riˈeɪ·ʃən/ us  
something done for pleasure or to relax, or such activities generally: [C] Sarah’s favorite recreation is shopping for antiques.
recreational
adjective  /ˌrek·riˈeɪ·ʃə·nəl/ us  
Recreational facilities include a swimming pool, gym, and fully-equipped exercise center.
(Definition of recreation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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