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"fitness" in British English

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fitnessnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfɪt.nəs/

fitness noun [U] (HEALTH)

B1 the ​condition of being ​physicallystrong and ​healthy: I'm ​trying to ​improve my fitness by ​cycling to ​work.
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fitness noun [U] (SUITABLE QUALITY)

how ​suitable someone or something is: His fitness for the new ​position is not in ​question. [+ to infinitive] Many ​people are ​concerned about her fitness togovern.
(Definition of fitness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fitness" in American English

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fitnessnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfɪt·nəs/
the ​quality of being ​suitable for someone or something: No one questioned her fitness for the ​job.
the ​condition of being ​physicallystrong and ​healthy: physical fitness
(Definition of fitness from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fitness" in Business English

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fitnessnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfɪtnəs/
activitiesrelating to ​keepinghealthy and ​strong, especially through ​exercise: The ​increase of ​interest in health and fitnessmeans that most ​hotels now have gyms and ​pools. the fitness ​industry/​sector a fitness ​centre/​club fitness trainers/​instructors
the ​quality of being suitable for a particular ​job or of being good enough for something: sb's fitness for sth They have to ​passexams to ​test their fitness for the ​job.sb's fitness to do sth Doctors will remain on the ​medicalregister only if they can ​demonstrate their fitness to continue ​practising.
(Definition of fitness from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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