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ath·let·ics

athletics

 
pronunciation:
aeth le tihks
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part of speech: noun
inflections: athletics
definition: (usually used with a plural verb) sports and physical activities.
similar words:
exercise
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The word athletics contains the following part:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology