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- IPA (key): /ˈek.sə.saɪz/
- SAMPA: /"Ek.s@.saIz/
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- Hyphenation: ex‧er‧cise
- (countable & uncountable) Exercise is a physical activity to make your body stronger.
- Losing some weight and doing more exercise will improve your looks.
- The doctor gave me some exercises to strengthen my back.
- Roll over and repeat the whole exercise with the other leg.
- (countable & uncountable) Exercise is an activity that helps develop a skill.
- The next exercise is on page 57 in the textbook.
- My piano teacher gave me a number of new exercises for the left hand.
- (countable) An exercise is an activity for a specific purpose.
- Her speech the next day was an exercise in damage control.
- (transitive) If you exercise your power, your rights, etc. you use them.
- It's no longer true that men exercise all the power, and women just follow.
- The police are to continue to exercise control over the crowd.
- (intransitive) If you exercise, you do physical activity to make your body stronger.
- We exercised in the gym.
- I've been exercising my back regularly and it doesn't hurt anymore.
- She exercised the horses in the yard all morning.