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shape

noun (CONDITION)    /ʃeɪp/
B2 [U] condition, or state of health: He bought up businesses that were in bad/poor shape, and then sold them off bit by bit. "How are you?" "Oh, I'm in great shape." You're in no shape (= not in a good enough state of health) to go to work today.Health in general B2 [U] good physical condition: It's taken us five years to get our house into shape. She runs six miles every day to help keep herself in shape. I haven't had any exercise for weeks, and I'm really out of shape (= not in good physical condition).Conditions and characteristics
(Definition of shape noun (CONDITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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