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English definition of “walking”

walking

noun [U] uk   /ˈwɔː.kɪŋ/ us    /ˈwɑː-/
A2 the activity of going for a walk, especially for pleasure in the countryside: We're going walking in Wales for a week. a pair of walking/hiking boots a walking stickWalking and walkers the sport of walking fast over long distancesWalking and walkers
(Definition of walking from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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