Meaning of “figure skating” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “figure skating” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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figure skatingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈfɪɡ·jər ˌskeɪ·t̬ɪŋ/

a type of ice skating involving patterns, jumps, and dance steps

figure skater
noun [ C ] /ˈfɪɡ·jər ˌskeɪ·t̬ər/

Thirty-five figure skaters will compete in the national competition.

(Definition of “figure skating” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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