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the Olympics

noun [plural] uk   /əˈlɪm.pɪks/  us   /oʊ-/ (also the Olympic Games)
a set of international sports competitions that happen once every four years: The Olympic Games are held in a different country on each occasion. the Summer/Winter Olympics
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in Chinese (Traditional) 奧林匹克運動會,奧運會…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奥林匹克运动会,奥运会…
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