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Olympics (əˈlɪmpɪks) 


plural noun

  1. the Olympics the Olympic Games (history)

    the Winter Olympics

Example Sentences Including 'Olympics'

And when it comes to the Olympics , so too is any other event I may have been to.
Yachting Boating World (2004)
Fruit and vegetable juices became part of my daily life when I was preparing for the Olympics.
Sally Gunnell, Kathryn Leigh BE YOUR BEST: How Anyone can become Fit, Healthy and Confident (2002)
Hitler's opening address to the Berlin Olympics for example.
Isabel Wolff RESCUING ROSE (2002)
I thought, another two, three years, next Olympics maybe... Anyway, what are you doing now?
Ruell, Patrick The Only Game
In fact, I think the Olympics will be a big test case in relation to seeing WTO rules operating," says Mr Garvey.
Irish Times (2002)
Since the Olympics there had been a general turn-down, a bubble deflated if not entirely pricked.
Jon Cleary YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Smith's explanation of what makes the Lions such a tough challenge is akin to comparing it with rugby's version of the Olympics.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Special Olympics are looking for volunteers for a huge range of jobs.
Irish Times (2002)
Starting rules were changed after Hary stole a flier in the Rome Olympics.
Glasgow Herald (2001)


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