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"physical education" in British English

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physical educationnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation PE)
classes at ​school in which ​children do ​exercise and ​learn to ​playsport, or the ​area of ​studyrelating to such ​classes
(Definition of physical education from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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physical educationnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfɪz·ɪ·kəl ˌedʒ·əˈkeɪ·ʃən/ (abbreviation PE,, phys. ed.)
schoolclasses in which ​childrenexercise and ​learn to ​playsports, or the ​area of ​studyrelating to such ​classes
(Definition of physical education from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “physical education”
in Arabic التربِيّة البدَنِيّة…
in Korean 체육…
in Portuguese educação física…
in Catalan educació física…
in Japanese 体育…
in Chinese (Simplified) 体育课…
in Chinese (Traditional) 體育課…
in Italian educazione fisica…
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