Meaning of “fitness” in the English Dictionary

"fitness" in British English

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fitnessnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfɪt.nəs/ us /ˈfɪt.nəs/

fitness noun [ U ] (HEALTH)

B1 the condition of being physically strong and healthy:

I'm trying to improve my fitness by cycling to work.

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(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 physically strong 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 /ˈfɪtnəs/ us

activities relating to keeping healthy and strong, especially through exercise:

The increase of interest in health and fitness means 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 pass exams to test their fitness for the job.
sb's fitness to do sth Doctors will remain on the medical register only if they can demonstrate their fitness to continue practising.

(Definition of “fitness” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)