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physical education

noun [U] uk   ( abbreviation PE) us  
classes at school in which children do exercise and learn to play sport, or the area of study relating to such classes
Translations of “physical education”
in Korean 체육…
in Arabic التربِيّة البدَنِيّة…
in Portuguese educação física…
in Catalan educació física…
in Japanese 体育…
in Italian educazione fisica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 體育課…
in Chinese (Simplified) 体育课…
(Definition of physical education from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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