adjective see sport III

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  • Sports —    Sports began to develop during the early years of Jewish immigration (see ALIYA) to Palestine, and in the first decade of the 20th century, a Maccabi sports organization was founded. With the establishment of the British mandate, sports became …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Sports — Sports …   Википедия

  • sports — sports; sports·cast; sports·dom; sports·man; sports·man·like; sports·man·ly; sports·man·ship; sports·cast·er; …   English syllables

  • sports — atheltic games and contests, by 1660s, from SPORT (Cf. sport) (n.). Meaning sports section of a newspaper is 1913. Sports fan attested from 1921. Sportswear is from 1912. Sports car attested by 1914; so called for its speed and power: I have just …   Etymology dictionary

  • sports — [spôrts] adj. SPORT [sports clothes] …   English World dictionary

  • sports — *athletics, games …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • sports — /spawrts, spohrts/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a sport or sports, esp. of the open air or athletic kind: a sports festival. 2. (of garments, equipment, etc.) suitable for use in open air sports, or for outdoor or informal use. [1910 15; SPORT +… …   Universalium

  • SPORTS — There is no evidence of sports among the Jews during the obscure period between the close of the Bible and the Maccabean periods. At the beginning of this latter period, in the second century B.C.E., circumstances conspired to make sporting… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sports — Sport Pour les articles homonymes, voir Sport (homonymie).  Pour l’article homophone, voir Spore. Le sport est un ensemble d exercices le plus souvent physiques se pratiquant sous forme de jeux individuels ou collectifs pouvant donner lieu à …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sports — n. physical activity (AE) 1) to go in for sports 2) fond of sports; in the world of sports (BE has sport) types of physical activity 3) amateur; aquatic, water; competitive; intercollegiate (AE), inter university (BE); intramural; outdoor;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sports — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Athletic pastime Nouns 1. sports, recreation, athletics, pastime; angling, hunting, chase (see pursuit); sportsmanship, fair play (see justice); sportswear (see clothing). 2. sportsman, sportswoman, Nimrod …   English dictionary for students

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