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the Olympics

noun [plural] uk   /əˈlɪm.pɪks/ us    /oʊ-/ (also the Olympic Games)
a set of international sports competitions that happen once every four years: The Olympic Games are held in a different country on each occasion. the Summer/Winter OlympicsSpecific sporting events
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