There are 2 translations of exercise in Spanish:

exercise1

Pronunciation: /ˈeksərsaɪz; ˈeksəsaɪz/

n

  • 1 u (physical) ejercicio (m) swimming is good exercise nadar es un buen ejercicio to take exercise hacer* ejercicio you don't take much/any exercise no haces mucho/ningún ejercicio I play tennis for exercise juego al tenis para hacer ejercicio
  • 2 c 2.1 (drill) ejercicio (m) to do an exercise hacer* un ejercicio breathing/vocal exercises ejercicios respiratorios/vocales (before n) exercise bicycle bicicleta (f) estática or de ejercicio exercise yard patio (m) de ejercicio 2.2 (set of questions) [Educ] ejercicio (m) 2.3 [Mil] ejercicios (mpl), maniobras (fpl) to go on exercise(s) ir* de maniobras
  • 3 c (undertaking) a public relations/cost-cutting exercise una operación de relaciones públicas/recorte de gastos the object of the exercise is to reduce losses lo que se persigue con esto es reducir las pérdidas the whole point of the exercise is to show up the inadequacies of the system se trata precisamente de demostrar las fallas del sistema
  • 4 u (use — of rights, power) [formal] ejercicio (m); (— of caution, patience) uso (m) in the exercise of his authority en el ejercicio de su autoridad

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There are 2 translations of exercise in Spanish:

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vt

  • 2 2.1 (use) [power/control/right] ejercer*; [patience/tact] hacer* uso de to exercise restraint obrar con moderación to exercise great care proceder con sumo cuidado the examiner will exercise his discretion in such cases tales casos quedan a criterio del examinador 2.2 (exert) [influence/action] ejercer*

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