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fitness

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪtnəs; ˈfɪtnɪs/

Translation of fitness in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (healthiness) salud (feminine) (physical) fitness (buena) forma (feminine) física, (buen) estado (masculine) físico (before noun/delante del nombre) [test] de estado físico fitness training entrenamiento (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The aim of exercise is to achieve a beneficial level of fitness and health, physically and mentally.
    • The site features a variety of fitness and health tests.
    • Physical fitness and health is the main preoccupation of young women today.
  • 2 (suitability) aptitud (feminine), capacidad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Spotting a leather armchair, he walks around it a few times, as if checking its fitness for the task ahead.
    • A dispute arose as to the quality and fitness for purpose of the machines.
    • To keep the pressure off, however, she won't go public with more detail until she is certain of her fitness for each.

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