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press-upnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpres.ʌp/ UK (US push-up)
a ​physicalexercise in which you ​lieflat with ​yourface towards the ​floor, and ​try to ​push up ​yourbody with ​yourarms, while ​keepingyourlegs and ​your back ​straight: I do 20 press-ups every ​morning.
(Definition of press-up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 俯卧撑…
in Turkish şınav…
in Russian отжимание (на руках)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 伏地挺身…
in Polish pompka…
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