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I'm sick of very white teeth and lots of gymnasium practice. I'm bored, you know, send in the next one. I wanted a real man that I could believe was my brother, my father, you know, my next-door neighbor - a real person.
Tim Roth

Meaning of "gymnasium" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GYMNASIUM

From Latin: school for gymnastics, from Greek gumnasion, from gumnazein to exercise naked, from gumnos naked.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GYMNASIUM

gymnasium  [dʒɪmˈneɪzɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GYMNASIUM

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gymnasium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GYMNASIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gymnasium in the English dictionary

The definition of gymnasium in the dictionary is a large room or hall equipped with bars, weights, ropes, etc, for games or physical training. Other definition of gymnasium is a secondary school that prepares pupils for university.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GYMNASIUM


Brundisium
brʌnˈdɪzɪəm
caesium
ˈsiːzɪəm
cesium
ˈsiːzɪəm
dichasium
daɪˈkeɪzɪəm
Elysium
ɪˈlɪzɪəm
epimysium
ˌɛpɪˈmɪzɪəm
indusium
ɪnˈdjuːzɪəm
magnesium
mæɡˈniːzɪəm
monochasium
ˌmɒnəʊˈkeɪzɪəm
museum
mjuːˈzɪəm
perimysium
ˌpɛrɪˈmɪzɪəm
pleiochasium
ˌplaɪəʊˈkeɪzɪəm
polychasium
ˌpɒlɪˈkeɪzɪəm
progymnasium
ˌprəʊdʒɪmˈneɪzɪəm
Rijksmuseum
ˈraɪxsmjuːˌzɪəm
symposium
sɪmˈpəʊzɪəm
trapezium
trəˈpiːzɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GYMNASIUM

gym shoe
gymkhana
gymnasia
gymnasial
gymnasiarch
gymnasiast
gymnasic
gymnast
gymnastic
gymnastical
gymnastically
gymnastics
gymnic
gymnorhinal
gymnosoph
gymnosophist
gymnosophy
gymnosperm
gymnospermous
gymnospermy

WORDS THAT END LIKE GYMNASIUM

aluminium
aquarium
at a premium
auditorium
Belgium
calcium
consortium
dysprosium
equilibrium
hassium
lithium
millennium
Novaesium
podium
potassium
premium
sodium
stadium
titanium
yttrium

Synonyms and antonyms of gymnasium in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gymnasium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GYMNASIUM

Find out the translation of gymnasium to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gymnasium from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gymnasium» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

体育馆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gimnasio
570 millions of speakers

English

gymnasium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यायामशाला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صالة للألعاب الرياضية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гимназия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ginásio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আখড়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gymnase
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gimnasium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Turnhalle
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

体育館
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

체육관
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gymnasium
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

phòng tập thể dục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உடற்பயிற்சிக்கூடம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिम्नॅशियम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

spor salonu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

palestra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gimnazjum
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гімназія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gimnaziu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γυμναστήριο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gimnasium
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gymnasium
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gymsal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gymnasium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GYMNASIUM»

The term «gymnasium» is very widely used and occupies the 15.099 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GYMNASIUM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «gymnasium» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «gymnasium» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gymnasium

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5 QUOTES WITH «GYMNASIUM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word gymnasium.
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Mary Kay Blakely
A mother is neither cocky, nor proud, because she knows the school principal may call at any minute to report that her child had just driven a motorcycle through the gymnasium.
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Patrick Duffy
I saw this thing years ago, where somebody filled a gymnasium with ping-pong balls and mousetraps. And then somebody threw just one more ping-pong ball in there, and literally, in five seconds, the room was popping. And then it was dead. And that's how it was with 'Dallas.' Just... 'boom!'
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Donal Henahan
It will never be mistaken for a high school gymnasium or a meeting room in a Midwestern motel.
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Tim Roth
I'm sick of very white teeth and lots of gymnasium practice. I'm bored, you know, send in the next one. I wanted a real man that I could believe was my brother, my father, you know, my next-door neighbor - a real person.
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Swami Vivekananda
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GYMNASIUM»

Discover the use of gymnasium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gymnasium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Gymnasium of Virtue: Education & Culture in Ancient Sparta
The Gymnasium of Virtue is the first book devoted exclusively to the study of education in ancient Sparta, covering the period from the sixth century B.C. to the fourth century A.D. In placing the agoge in its proper historical and cultural ...
Nigel M. Kennell, 1995
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The Bath-Gymnasium Complex at Sardis
The Bath-Gymnasium Complex of Sardis is a fairly common architectural type in Asia Minor combining a Roman bath with its vaulted halls with the colonnaded palaestra of a Hellenistic gymnasium.
Fikret K. Yegül, 1986
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Gymnasium
For the past ten years the photographer has painstakingly coordinated the creation of the work presented here, often making his own athletic equipment, props, and costumes. The images are published here for the first time.
Luke Smalley, 2001
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Beyond the Gymnasium: Educating the Middle-class Bodies in ...
To explain this, the book explores the forms of social recognition in dancing, greeting, and walking and discovers that the German middle class displayed an aptitude for social recognition of asymmetrical relationships."
Heikki Lempa, 2007
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Disciplining Bodies in the Gymnasium: Memory, Monument, ...
This collection shows what the design, construction and shifting functions and spatial configurations of the building reveal about the values and aspirations of the university in the post-war years.
Patricia Anne Vertinsky, Sherry McKay, 2004
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Teaching English Pronunciation to L1 Speakers of German at ...
Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, grade: 2,0, University of Augsburg (Phil-Hist Fakultat), course: Teaching and Learning English Pronunciation, language: English, abstract: In ...
Michael Burger, 2009
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The Guitar Gymnasium: A Mental and Physical Workout, ...
"This book deals not only with the technical aspects of guitar technique, but also with the many psychological factors inherent to the performance of music on the classic guitar.
Robin Hill, 2001
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Genius Gymnasium
Plus, they refine solvers’ natural aptitude for the logic, number, visual reasoning, and word puzzles that follow. The culmination: a special Genius Gymnasium program that helps maintain the brain for years to come!
Ivan Moscovich, 2006
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Herod's Judaea: A Mediterranean State in the Classical World
Appendix IL The Gymnasium of Jerusalem In concluding, it seems to me that it is important to deal with the possible existence of a gymnasium in Jerusalem in the Herodian period. This gymnasium, established by the High Priest Jason, ...
Samuel Rocca, 2008
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Gymnasium, sive, Symbola critica
GYMNASIUM SITE SYMBOLA CRITICA; ABRIDGED. INTENDED TO ASSIST THE CLASSICAL STUDENT IN HIS ENDEAVOURS TO ATTAIN A CORRECT LATIN PROSE STYLE. EEV. ALEXANDER CROMBIE, LL.D., F.R.S., and M.R.S.L.  ...
Alexander Crombie, 1854

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GYMNASIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gymnasium is used in the context of the following news items.
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A Texas flag flap
The rebel flag is part of a sign outside the high school, and a crest with the Confederate markings is inside a high school gymnasium. «San Angelo Standard Times, Jul 15»
2
Team USA playing for Gold Medal vs. Germany
... at Yeomju Indoor Gymnasium in Gwangju. Germany defeated Brazil, 59-49, in the semifinal contest just prior to the USA-Russia matchup. «KWCH, Jul 15»
3
Goshen school board, public debate Redskins mascot; vote could …
Some imagery has stuck nearly 100 years later, like the Tomahawk newspaper and a statue of a Native American in the school's gymnasium, ... «The Elkhart Truth, Jul 15»
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Coaches, doctors stress safety for athletes during summer heat
With a heat index of 110 degrees, football practice at Shawnee Mission North High School started in an air-conditioned gymnasium Monday, ... «KMBC Kansas City, Jul 15»
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Jefferson Hills gives conditional OK to West Jefferson Hills School …
Snodgrass said the new building will have a bigger gymnasium and cafeteria, and a pool. He said a new school is necessary because the ... «Tribune-Review, Jul 15»
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Council winnows number of bidders for old Annapolis rec center …
St. Mary's Parish and Schools proposed using the facility for school, office and gymnasium needs. cComments. Got something to say? Start the ... «CapitalGazette.com, Jul 15»
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Then there was the school's gymnasium. "I had this crazy idea that I could live there, in the gym," said Soble, who proceeded to do just that. «Crain's Chicago Business, Jul 15»
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Prep notebook: Millbrook rids gymnasium of green-glowing lights
The greenish glow that tinted every photo and video taken in Millbrook's gymnasium over the past decade has met its demise. Athletic director ... «News & Observer, Jul 15»
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Campus gymnasium bans foreign membership
A privately run gymnasium on the campus of Hongik University has enforced a no-foreigner policy, citing trouble from previous foreign ... «Korea Times, Jul 15»
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Ormand Anderson Gymnasium stands as a memorial to Etowah's …
Kathryn Ingall | Ledger-News | Posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 12:00 am. Ormand Anderson Gymnasium stands as a memorial to Etowah's first principal. «Cherokee Ledger, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gymnasium [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gymnasium>. Jan 2023 ».
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