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swim

verb [I/T]  /swɪm/ (present participle swimming, past tense swam  /swæm/, past participle swum  /swʌm/) us  
to move through water by moving parts of the body: [I] He jumped in the river and swam. [T] Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim the English Channel.
swim
noun [C]  /swɪm/ us  
Let’s go for a swim this afternoon.
swimmer
noun [C]  /ˈswɪm·ər/ us  
Katy is a good swimmer.
swimming
noun [U]  /ˈswɪm·ɪŋ/ us  
Swimming is excellent exercise.
(Definition of swim from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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