exercise+of+skill

  • 1Exercise — Ex er*cise, n. [F. exercice, L. exercitium, from exercere, exercitum, to drive on, keep, busy, prob. orig., to thrust or drive out of the inclosure; ex out + arcere to shut up, inclose. See {Ark}.] 1. The act of exercising; a setting in action or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Exercise bone — Exercise Ex er*cise, n. [F. exercice, L. exercitium, from exercere, exercitum, to drive on, keep, busy, prob. orig., to thrust or drive out of the inclosure; ex out + arcere to shut up, inclose. See {Ark}.] 1. The act of exercising; a setting in… …

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  • 3exercise — [ek′sər sīz΄] n. [ME & OFr exercice < L exercitium < pp. of exercere, to drive out (farm animals to work), hence drill, exercise < ex , out + arcere, to enclose < IE base * areq , to protect, enclose > Gr arkein] 1. active use or… …

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  • 4Skill — Skill, n. [Icel. skil a distinction, discernment; akin to skilja to separate, divide, distinguish, Sw. skilja,. skille to separate, skiel reason, right, justice, Sw. sk[ a]l reason, Lith. skelli to cleave. Cf. {Shell}, {Shoal}, a multitude.] 1.… …

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  • 5Skill testing question — Skill testing questions are a legal requirement attached to many contests in Canada.The combined effect of Sections 197 to 206 of the Criminal Code of Canada bans for profit gaming or betting, with exceptions made for provincial lotteries,… …

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  • 6exercise — ► NOUN 1) activity requiring physical effort carried out for the sake of health and fitness. 2) a task set to practise or test a skill. 3) an activity carried out for a specific purpose: a public relations exercise. 4) (exercises) military drills …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7exercise — ex|er|cise1 W2S1 [ˈeksəsaız US ər ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for health)¦ 2¦(movement)¦ 3¦(for a skill)¦ 4¦(in a book)¦ 5¦(for a particular result)¦ 6¦(army/navy etc)¦ 7 the exercise of something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: exercice, from …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8exercise — 1 noun 1 FOR HEALTH (U) physical activities that you do in order to stay healthy and become stronger: I could use some exercise let s go for a swim. | do/take exercise (=exercise regularly): Do at least fifteen minutes exercise each day. | get… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9Skill — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Skill >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 skill skill skillfulness address Sgm: N 1 dexterity dexterity dexterousness Sgm: N 1 adroitness adroitness expertness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 proficiency …

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  • 10exercise*/*/*/ — [ˈeksəˌsaɪz] noun I 1) [U] physical activity that you do in order to stay healthy and make your body stronger I get plenty of exercise being an aerobics instructor.[/ex] You should take more exercise.[/ex] 2) [C] a physical action that you repeat …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 11exercise — exercisable, adj. /ek seuhr suyz /, n., v., exercised, exercising. n. 1. bodily or mental exertion, esp. for the sake of training or improvement of health: Walking is good exercise. 2. something done or performed as a means of practice or… …

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  • 12exercise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 use of the body to keep healthy ADJECTIVE ▪ good, healthy ▪ hard, heavy, high intensity (esp. AmE), intense, strenuous, vigorous …

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  • 13skill — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, consummate (esp. BrE), extraordinary, great, remarkable ▪ He is a negotiator of considerable skill. ▪ With consummate skill, she steered the conversation away from any embarra …

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  • 14exercise */*/*/ — I UK [ˈeksə(r)saɪz] / US [ˈeksərˌsaɪz] noun Word forms exercise : singular exercise plural exercises 1) [uncountable] physical activity done in order to stay healthy and make your body stronger Try to do 20 minutes of vigorous exercise every day …

    English dictionary

  • 15exercise — ex|er|cise1 [ eksər,saız ] noun *** ▸ 1 physical activity ▸ 2 learning activity ▸ 3 military activity ▸ 4 for particular purpose ▸ 5 use of power etc. 1. ) uncount physical activity done in order to stay healthy and make your body stronger: Try… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16Exercise Robin Sage — Robin Sage is a training exercise conducted by the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center at Fort Bragg, North Carolina [http://www.marquette.edu/rotc/army/training/robin1.shtml robin1.shtml ] ] for US Special Forces candidates. It is the last… …

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  • 17exercise — [[t]e̱ksə(r)saɪz[/t]] ♦♦ exercises, exercising, exercised 1) VERB If you exercise something such as your authority, your rights, or a good quality, you use it or put it into effect. [FORMAL] [V n] They are merely exercising their right to free… …

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  • 18exercise — /ˈɛksəsaɪz / (say eksuhsuyz) noun 1. bodily or mental exertion, especially for the sake of training or improvement. 2. something done or performed as a means of practice or training, to improve a specific skill or to acquire competence in a… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 19exercise — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French exercice, from Latin exercitium, from exercitare to train, exercise, frequentative of exercēre to train, occupy, from ex + arcēre to enclose, hold off more at ark Date: 14th century 1. a. the… …

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  • 20exercise — 1. noun /ˈɛk.sə.saɪz,ˈɛk.sɚ.saɪz/ a) Any activity designed to develop or hone a skill or ability. The teacher told us the next exercise is to write an essay. b) Physical activity intended to improve strength and fitness …

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