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Olympian

adjective uk   /əˈlɪm.pi.ən/ us    /oʊ-/ literary
having the qualities of a god: She has maintained an Olympian detachment from (= avoided being involved with and worried by) the everyday business of the office.Greek and Roman mythGod and gods

Olympian

noun [C] uk   /əˈlɪm.pi.ən/ us    /oʊ-/ mainly US
a competitor in the Olympic GamesCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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