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Spanish translation of “athlete”

athlete

noun /ˈӕθliːt/
a person who is good at sport, especially running, jumping etc Hundreds of athletes took part in the games. athletic /-ˈle-/ adjective of athletics He is taking part in the athletic events. good at athletics; strong and able to move easily and quickly He looks very athletic. athletics /-ˈle-/ noun singular the sports of running, jumping etc or competitions in these Athletics was my favourite activity at school.
(Definition of athlete from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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