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recreationnoun [C or U]

/ˌrek.riˈeɪ.ʃən/ /ˌrek.riˈeɪ.ʃən/
B2 us   /ˌrek.riˈeɪ.ʃən/ uk   (a way of) enjoying yourself when you are not working: His favourite recreations are golf and playing Scrabble. Emma's only form of recreation seems to be shopping.

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recreational
adjective uk   /ˌrek.riˈeɪ.ʃən.əl/ us   /ˌrek.riˈeɪ.ʃən.əl/
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recreationnoun [C/U]

us   /ˌrek·riˈeɪ·ʃən/
something done for pleasure or to relax, or such activities generally: [C] Sarah’s favorite recreation is shopping for antiques.
recreational
adjective us   /ˌrek·riˈeɪ·ʃə·nəl/
Recreational facilities include a swimming pool, gym, and fully-equipped exercise center.
(Definition of recreation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“recreation” in American English

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