breaststroke Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “breaststroke” in the English Dictionary

"breaststroke" in British English

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breaststrokenoun [S or U]

uk   /ˈbrest.strəʊk/  us   /-stroʊk/
a way of ​swimming in which the ​arms make a ​circularmovement in ​front of the ​body while the ​knees are ​brought up towards the ​body and then ​kicked out and back: I can only do the breaststroke.
(Definition of breaststroke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"breaststroke" in American English

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breaststrokenoun [U]

 us   /ˈbrestˌstroʊk/
a way of ​swimming in which both ​arms are moved together ​forward from ​yourchest under the ​water and then ​pulled back toward either ​side
(Definition of breaststroke from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “breaststroke”
in Arabic سِباحة الصَدْر…
in Korean 평영…
in Portuguese nado de peito…
in Catalan braça…
in Japanese 平泳ぎ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛙泳…
in Turkish yüzüstü yüzme…
in Russian брасс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛙泳…
in Italian nuoto a rana…
in Polish żabka, styl klasyczny…
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