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Definition of Athlete


  1. One who contended for a prize in the public games of ancient Greece or Rome.
  2. Any one trained to contend in exercises requiring great physical agility and strength; one who has great activity and strength; a champion.
  3. One fitted for, or skilled in, intellectual contests; as, athletes of debate.
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Athlete Translations

athlete in Afrikaans is atleet
athlete in Danish is atlet
athlete in Dutch is atleet
athlete in Italian is atleta, sportivo
athlete in Portuguese is atleta
athlete in Spanish is deportista
athlete in Swedish is idrottsman, atlet