HyperDic: athletic_contest

English > 1 sense of the expression athletic contest:
NOUNeventathletic contest, athletic competition, athleticsa contest between athletes
English > athletic contest: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA contest between athletes.
Synonymsathletic competition, athletics
NarrowerOlympic Games, Olympics, OlympiadThe modern revival of the ancient games / games held once every 4 years in a selected country
Special OlympicsAn athletic contest modeled after the Olympic Games but intended for mentally or physically handicapped persons
decathlonAn athletic contest consisting of ten different events
meet, sports meetingA meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
pentathlonAn athletic contest consisting of five different events
preliminary, prelimA minor match preceding the main event
triple jump, hop-step-and-jumpAn athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movement
tug-of-warA contest in which teams pull of opposite ends of a rope
Broadercontest, competitionAn occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
Spanishatletismo, competición atlética, concurso atlético
Catalancompetició atlètica, concurs atlètic

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