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Topic: DAILY LIFE


fitness

noun
     
fit‧ness [uncountable]
1 when you are healthy and strong enough to do hard work or play sports:
an exercise programme to improve your fitness
Running marathons requires a high level of physical fitness.
2 the degree to which someone or something is suitable or good enough for a particular situation or purpose
fitness for
He questioned McNeil's fitness for high office.
fitness to do something
The doctor will first determine your fitness to receive the anaesthetic.
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