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the Olympicsnoun [plural]

uk   /əˈlɪm.pɪks/  us   /oʊ-/ (also the Olympic Games)
a set of ​internationalsports competitions that ​happenonce every four ​years: The ​Olympic Games are ​held in a different ​country on each ​occasion. the Summer/Winter Olympics

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(Definition of the Olympics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the Olympics”
in Chinese (Simplified) 奥林匹克运动会,奥运会…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奧林匹克運動會,奧運會…
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