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weightliftingnoun [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.
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weightliftingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈweɪtˌlɪf.tɪŋ/ us   /ˈweɪtˌlɪf.tɪŋ/
the activity of lifting heavy objects either as a sport or for exercise
weightlifter
noun [C] uk   /ˈweɪtˌlɪf.tər/ us   /ˈweɪtˌlɪf.tɚ/
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Translations of “weightlifting”
in Arabic رَفع الأثقال…
in Korean 역도…
in Portuguese levantamento de pesos, halterofilismo…
in Catalan halterofília, aixecament de pesos…
in Japanese 重量挙げ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 举重…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舉重…
in Italian sollevamento pesi…
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