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English definition of “push-up”

push-up

noun [C] uk   /ˈpʊʃ.ʌp/ US (UK press-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 straightExercising and training
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