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Olympiad

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport
OlympiadO‧lym‧pi‧ad /əˈlɪmpi-æd/ noun [countable] formal 🔊 🔊 DSa particular occasion of the modern Olympic Games 🔊 the 25th Olympiad
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OlympiadBarcelona was the site of the 25th Olympiad.They took place every four years, between mid-August and mid-September, and the four-year gap between them was an Olympiad.Her age and her resilience suggest that she will be around at the top for at least another Olympiad.the National Science OlympiadBut I have an inkling which sport may be missing from the Olympiad of the future.
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