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English definition of “weightlifting”

weightlifting

noun [U]  /ˈweɪtˌlɪf·tɪŋ/ us  
the activity of lifting heavy bars to strengthen the muscles, either for exercise or in a competition
weightlifter
noun [C]  /ˈweɪtˌlɪf·tər/ us  
The 5-foot-9, 200-pound weightlifter had a Superman logo tattooed on his left arm.
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