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English definition of “acrobatics”


noun [U]     /ˌæk.rəˈbæt.ɪks/ US  /-ˈbæt̬-/
the skills of an acrobat : He had spent the last ten years in a Peking Opera school , studying martial arts and acrobatics.Carnival, fairground and circus
(Definition of acrobatics noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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