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noun [uncountable] fitness pronunciation in British English /ˈfɪtnəs/

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  1. 1
    the state of being physically healthy and strong

    She needs to improve her fitness.

    The striker is certain to pass his fitness test.

  2. 2
    how suitable someone or something is
    fitness for:

    There are questions as to his fitness for office.

    fitness to do something:

    The director has to monitor their fitness to hold a licence.

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