Translation of "exercise" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈek.sə.saɪz/ us /ˈek.sɚ.saɪz/

exercise noun (HEALTHY ACTIVITY)

A2 [ C or U ] physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Swimming is my favourite form of exercise. 我最喜欢的锻炼方式是游泳。
You really should take more exercise. 你真的应该多进行体育锻炼。
I do stomach exercises most days. 大多数时候我做锻炼腹肌的运动。

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exercise noun (PRACTICE)

C2 [ C ] an action or actions intended to improve something or make something happen

Ships from eight navies will be taking part in an exercise in the Pacific to improve their efficiency in combat. 来自8个国家的海军军舰将参加在太平洋举行的军事演习,以提高其作战效率。
It would be a useful exercise for you to say the speech aloud several times. 大声朗读演讲稿演练几遍,将会有助于你发挥。
an exercise in public relations 公共关系课的情景模拟练习

A2 [ C ] a short piece of written work that you do to practise something you are learning

The book has exercises at the end of every chapter. 该书每一章的后面都有练习题。

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exercise noun (USE)

[ U ] formal the use of something

The exercise of restraint may well be difficult. 克制情绪可能是件很难的事。

exercise noun (CEREMONY)

exercises [ plural ] US formal

a ceremony that includes speeches and usually traditional music or activities

graduation exercises 毕业典礼


uk /ˈek.sə.saɪz/ us /ˈek.sɚ.saɪz/

exercise verb (DO HEALTHY ACTIVITY)

B1 [ I or T ] to do physical activities to make your body strong and healthy

She exercises most evenings usually by running. 她几乎每天晚上都去锻炼,通常是跑步。
A work-out in the gym will exercise all the major muscle groups. 健身房里做的健身运动能使所有主要肌群都得到锻炼。

[ T ] If you exercise an animal, you make it walk or run so that it stays strong and healthy.

Now he's retired he spends most afternoons exercising his dogs. 他已经退休了,下午的时间大都花在了遛狗上。

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exercise verb (USE)

C2 [ T ] formal to use something

I exercised my democratic right by not voting in the election. 在选举中,我通过拒不投票的方式来行使我的民主权利。
Always exercise caution when handling radioactive substances. 处理放射性物质时要时刻小心谨慎。
We've decided to exercise the option (= use the part of a legal agreement) to buy the house we now lease. 我们已经决定行使合同赋予的买卖选择权,买下我们现在租住的房子。

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(Translation of “exercise” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)