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weightlifting

noun [U]  us   /ˈweɪtˌlɪf·tɪŋ/
the activity of lifting heavy bars to strengthen the muscles, either for exercise or in a competition
weightlifter
noun [C]  us   /ˈweɪtˌlɪf·tər/
The 5-foot-9, 200-pound weightlifter had a Superman logo tattooed on his left arm.
Translations of “weightlifting”
in Korean 역도…
in Arabic رَفع الأثقال…
in Portuguese levantamento de pesos, halterofilismo…
in Catalan halterofília, aixecament de pesos…
in Japanese 重量挙げ…
in Italian sollevamento pesi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舉重…
in Chinese (Simplified) 举重…
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