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exercise

noun uk   /ˈek.sə.saɪz/  us   /-sɚ-/

exercise noun (HEALTHY ACTIVITY)

A2 [C or U] physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy: Swimming is my favourite form of exercise. You really should take more exercise. I do stomach exercises most days.
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exercise noun (PRACTICE)

C2 [C] an action or actions intended to improve something or make something happen: Ships from eight navies will be taking part in an exercise in the Pacific to improve their efficiency in combat. It would be a useful exercise for you to say the speech aloud several times. an exercise in public relationsA2 [C] a short piece of written work that you do to practise something you are learning: The book has exercises at the end of every chapter.
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exercise noun (USE)

[U] formal the use of something: The exercise of restraint may well be difficult.

exercise noun (CEREMONY)

exercises [plural] US formal a ceremony that includes speeches and usually traditional music or activities: graduation exercises

exercise

verb uk   /ˈek.sə.saɪz/  us   /-sɚ-/

exercise verb (DO HEALTHY ACTIVITY)

B1 [I or T] to do physical activities to make your body strong and healthy: She exercises most evenings usually by running. A work-out in the gym will exercise all the major muscle groups. [T] If you exercise an animal, you make it walk or run so that it stays strong and healthy: Now he's retired he spends most afternoons exercising his dogs.
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exercise verb (USE)

C2 [T] formal to use something: I exercised my democratic right by not voting in the election. Always exercise caution when handling radioactive substances. We've decided to exercise the option (= use the part of a legal agreement) to buy the house we now lease.
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