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gymnast

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈdʒɪm.næst/
a person who is skilled in gymnastics, often someone who competes in gymnastic competitions: a great Russian gymnast
Translations of “gymnast”
in Korean 체조 선수…
in Arabic لاعِب جُمْباز…
in Portuguese ginasta…
in Catalan gimnasta…
in Japanese 体操選手…
in Italian ginnasta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擅長體操的人, 體操運動員…
in Russian гимнаст…
in Turkish jimnastikçi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 擅长体操的人, 体操运动员…
in Polish gimnasty-k/czka…
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