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physical educationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌfɪz.ɪ.kəl ed.jʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌfɪz.ɪ.kəl ed.jʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/ abbreviation PE
classes at school in which children do exercise and learn to play sport, or the area of study relating 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.
school classes in which children exercise and learn to play sports, or the area of study relating 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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