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He is a great athlete with a strong upper body for shrugging people off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who decides which classification an athlete competes in? Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a athlete and has great ability. The Sun (2016)Two exceptionally fit and agile athletes are putting on a show fit for Hollywood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To some extent, it is beside the point which of these two outstanding athletes fields and which one keeps. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Can British athletes meet them? Times, Sunday Times (2016)More than 1,000 athletes from 30 sports. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Natural athlete On my way to the post office early this morning I pulled my scarf tight against the autumn air. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The leak also contains further exemptions obtained by British athletes to treat medical conditions - there is no suggestion any of those concerned have done anything wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We like the great figures of sport to be something more than great athletes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It depends what sort of person and athlete you are. The Sun (2012)Such effects would be particularly useful to endurance athletes. Times, Sunday Times (2015) British female athletes may benefit the most of all. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These are the group one races in which the best athletes compete. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Many are competitors to existing athlete sponsors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The reality is that lawyers are as much a part of the sporting landscape as athletes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The next ingredient for great athletes is competition. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But he is once again running in with the muscular action of a natural athlete. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One top gamer in his twenties had a physique similar to an endurance athlete. The Sun (2010)Four hundred athletes competed in eight different sports. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And what are they and athletes in other sports taking now? The Sun (2016)He was a great athlete and a caring man. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was such a fit athlete. The Sun (2010)Drivers are already supremely fit athletes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He is a ridiculously natural athlete. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Other British athletes had missed two tests. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It has the largest field of 542 athletes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The consistent form of Kenyan endurance athletes has caused competitors from other nations to despair. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If the athlete is deemed fit to stand trial, his defence is expected to conclude the case within two weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'athlete'
British English: athlete /ˈæθliːt/ NOUN
An athlete is a person who takes part in athletics competitions.
He was a great athlete.
- American English: athlete
- Arabic: لاعِب رِياضِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: atleta
- Chinese: 运动员
- Croatian: atletičar
- Czech: atlet
- Danish: atlet
- Dutch: atleet
- European Spanish: atleta
- Finnish: urheilija
- French: athlète
- German: Athlet
- Greek: αθλητής
- Italian: atleta
- Japanese: 運動選手
- Korean: 운동 선수
- Norwegian: idrettsutøver
- Polish: sportowiec
- European Portuguese: atleta
- Romanian: sportiv
- Russian: легкоатлет
- Spanish: atleta
- Swedish: friidrottare
- Thai: นักกีฬา
- Turkish: atlet
- Ukrainian: спортсмен
- Vietnamese: vận động viên
Definition of athlete from the Collins English Dictionary
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