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Topic: LEISURE

Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: récréation, from Latin, from recreare 'to make new, refresh'

recreation

noun
     
rec‧re‧a‧tion [uncountable and countable]
DL an activity that you do for pleasure or amusement [↪ hobby, pastime, leisure]:
His only recreations are drinking beer and watching football.
the provision of recreation facilities (=places or equipment for people to use to enjoy themselves)
recreation ground/area/room
a recreation area for children to play in
recreational adjective:
recreational activities
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