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English definition of “exercise”

exercise

verb (DO HEALTHY ACTIVITY)    /ˈek.sə.saɪz/ US  /-sɚ-/
B1 [I or T] to do physical activities to make your body strong and healthy: She exercises most evenings usually by running. A work-out in the gym will exercise all the major muscle groups.Exercising and training [T] If you exercise an animal, you make it walk or run so that it stays strong and healthy: Now he's retired he spends most afternoons exercising his dogs.Walking and walkers
(Definition of exercise verb (DO HEALTHY ACTIVITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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