diving Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"diving" in British English

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divingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈdaɪ.vɪŋ/

diving noun [U] (SWIMMING)

B1 the ​sport of ​jumping into ​water, ​especially with ​yourhead and ​arms going in first, or of ​swimmingunderwater

diving noun [U] (FOOTBALL)

in ​football, the ​act of ​deliberatelyfalling to the ​ground without another ​playercausing you to ​fall in ​order to ​try to ​win a penalty or freekickunfairly: Suarez was ​booked for diving.
(Definition of diving from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"diving" in American English

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divingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈdɑɪ·vɪŋ/
an ​activity in which ​peoplejumphead first into ​water, or move down under the ​water with ​specialbreathingequipment: deep-sea diving
(Definition of diving from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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