activity

activity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1530 1. the quality or state of being active 2. vigorous or energetic action ; liveliness 3. natural or normal function: as a. a process (as digestion) that an organism carries on or participates in by virtue of being alive b. a similar process actually or potentially involving mental function; specifically an educational procedure designed to stimulate learning by firsthand experience 4. an active force 5. a. a pursuit in which a person is active b. a form of organized, supervised, often extracurricular recreation 6. an organizational unit for performing a specific function; also its function or duties

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