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English definition of “activity”

activity

noun [C usually plural] (ENJOYMENT)    /ækˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/
A2 something that is done for enjoyment, especially an organized event: His spare-time activities include cooking, tennis, and windsurfing. We offer our guests a wide range of outdoor/sporting activities.Pastimes - general words
(Definition of activity noun (ENJOYMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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