Definition of 'activity'
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This would involve a huge programme of deregulation around leisure and lifestyle activities. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Companies must be held to account for the criminal activity that takes place within them. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Other activities include hiking and mountain biking in the hills. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We need to be more creative in how we build physical activity back into their daily lives. The Sun (2016)Some don’t have enough economic activity. Smithsonian Mag (2017)For 19 days she showed no signs of brain activity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Town's players also take part in activities to boost disability football in their local area. The Sun (2017)One drawback is that the sensors have to be inserted straight into the brain to get a sufficiently detailed reading of its electrical activity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since then, cancer research has been at the heart of his group 's charitable activities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We think we get a lot back from these activities in terms of engagement. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Find some physical activity that appears effective to you. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)This contrasts with the lesser time spent on other leisure and media activities. Television - policy and culture (1990)We need to reduce our exposure to artificial light and reduce our brain activity. The Sun (2012)Arrive early to meet the musicians and take part in creative activities. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Overall economic activity is weak and it is expected to remain weak in the near term. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Women lived longer as they filled their time with activities and had a reason to live. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They say memory and regeneration cells were boosted by the electrical activity in the brain. The Sun (2007)This includes all activities and a midweek ferry crossing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The current epidemic of childhood obesity is thought to be partly a product of declining physical activity. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)We have passed the nadir in terms of activity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Obviously the aims and objectives that you have will affect the group and your activities. Working with Teenagers (1994)The brain activity has changed from back brain emotion to front brain objectivity. Muscle Management (1991)Young people who have absorbing and rewarding activities to take part in are most unlikely to seek out destructive activities. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)The lack of activity by this Government is telling. The Sun (2016)But he did launch a defence of the company 's lobbying activities amid the current scrutiny of such work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It did this by setting out five tests for all government activity: does the programme continue to serve a public interest? Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is an inevitable "apartheid" for the regular night worker, who is out of touch with the mainstream of union and company activities. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991) Bank holiday weekend activities? Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'activity'
British English: activity /ækˈtɪvɪtɪ/ NOUN
liveliness Activity is a situation in which a lot of things are happening.
The region was famous for its industrial activity.
- American English: activity
- Arabic: نَشَاط
- Brazilian Portuguese: atividade
- Chinese: 活动
- Croatian: djelatnost
- Czech: aktivita
- Danish: aktivitet
- Dutch: activiteit
- European Spanish: actividad
- Finnish: toiminta
- French: activité
- German: Aktivität
- Greek: δραστηριότητα
- Italian: attività
- Japanese: 活動
- Korean: 활동
- Norwegian: aktivitet
- Polish: działanie aktywność
- European Portuguese: atividade
- Romanian: activitate
- Russian: деятельность
- Spanish: actividad
- Swedish: aktivitet
- Thai: กิจกรรม
- Turkish: etkinlik
- Ukrainian: діяльність
- Vietnamese: hoạt động
British English: activity NOUN
pastime An activity is something that you spend time doing.
For lovers of the great outdoors, activities range from canoeing to bird watching.
Definition of activity from the Collins English Dictionary
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