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scuba diving

noun [U]  /ˈsku·bə ˌdɑɪ·vɪŋ/ us  
the sport of swimming under water with special equipment for breathing
Translations of “scuba diving”
in Spanish Subamrinisme…
in Korean 스쿠버 다이빙…
in Arabic رِياضة الغَوْص…
in Portuguese mergulho com tanque de oxigênio…
in Catalan submarinisme…
in Japanese スキューバダイビング…
in Italian subacquea…
in Chinese (Traditional) 戴水肺潛水…
in Russian подводное плавание со скубой…
in Turkish tüplü dalış, dalma sporu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 戴水肺潜水…
in Polish nurkowanie (z aparatem)…
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