Meaning of “physical education” in the English Dictionary

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"physical education" in British English

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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)

"physical education" in American English

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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)