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English definition of “press-up”

press-up

noun [C] uk   /ˈpres.ʌp/ UK (US push-up) us  
a physical exercise in which you lie flat with your face towards the floor, and try to push up your body with your arms, while keeping your legs and your back straight: I do 20 press-ups every morning.Exercising and training
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