Definition of 'weightlifting'
Example sentences containing 'weightlifting'
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Balance exercise that builds bulk, such as weightlifting, with exercise that encourages movement and flexibility. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The main hope is that its rich medal sports, weightlifting and wrestling, do not become too globalised. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'weightlifting'
Used Rarely. weightlifting is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'weightlifting'
British English: weightlifting /ˈweɪtˌlɪftɪŋ/ NOUN
Weightlifting is a sport in which the competitor who can lift the heaviest weight wins.
- American English: weightlifting
- Arabic: رَفْعُ الَأثْقَال
- Brazilian Portuguese: levantamento de peso
- Chinese: 举重
- Croatian: dizanje utega
- Czech: vzpírání
- Danish: vægtløftning
- Dutch: gewichtheffen
- European Spanish: halterofilia
- Finnish: painonnosto
- French: haltérophilie
- German: Gewichtheben
- Greek: άρση βαρών
- Italian: sollevamento pesi
- Japanese: 重量挙げ
- Korean: 역도
- Norwegian: vektløfting
- Polish: podnoszenie ciężarów
- European Portuguese: halterofilismo
- Romanian: haltere
- Russian: тяжелая атлетика
- Spanish: halterofilia
- Swedish: tyngdlyftning
- Thai: การยกน้ำหนัก
- Turkish: ağırlık kaldırma
- Ukrainian: важка атлетика
- Vietnamese: môn cử tạ
Definition of weightlifting from the Collins English Dictionary
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