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sports

  

      n  
1    modifier   relating to, concerned with, or used in sports  
sports equipment     
2      (Also called)    sports day     (Brit)   a meeting held at a school or college for competitions in various athletic events  


field sports  
      pl n   sports carried on in the open countryside, such as hunting, shooting, or fishing  
sports car  
      n   a production car designed for speed, high acceleration, and manoeuvrability, having a low body and usually adequate seating for only two persons  
sports coat  
      n     (U.S, Austral., and N.Z.)      another name for       sports jacket  
sports jacket  
      n   a man's informal jacket, made esp. of tweed: worn with trousers of different material,   (Also called (U.S., Austral., and N.Z.))    sports coat  
sports medicine  
      n   the branch of medicine concerned with injuries sustained through sport  
sports shirt  
      n   a man's informal shirt, sometimes of knitted wool or cotton, which may be worn outside the trousers  
water sports  
      pl n  
1    various sports, such as swimming, water-skiing, or windsurfing, that take place in or on water  
2    Slang   sexual practices that involve urination  
winter sports  
      pl n   sports held in the open air on snow or ice, esp. skiing  
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n.
A non-scholarship player in college/university sports
n.
In the UK, a chav is a highly antisocial juvenile delinquent who wears (usually counterfeit) designer sports clothes and high-end brands and vulgar jewellery (= bling) and listens to rap music.
Very common, colloquial En France on appelle ça un caillera
n.
A scally is a working class youth who wears designer sports clothes as a status symbol
Colloquial Very similar to a chav (but chavs are more extreme in their appearance than scallies)
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
n.
person skilled for an activity, especially for one involving motion (like sports; dance)
una canción de los 90
n.
Papillex™ is a patented phytoceutical complex formulated to support normal immune system response to HPV naturally.
adj.
tending to produce a pyruvate residue in metabolism which undergoes conversion to a carbohydrate (as glucose) and is eventually stored as a complex carbohydrate (as glycogen)
[Med.]
adj.
with a complex structure; difficult to approach; multiple problems generator

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