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noun activity pronunciation in British English /ækˈtɪvəti/
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singularactivity
pluralactivities
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] things that people do
    These environmental changes are the result of human activity.
    Economic activity was greater during the first part of the year.
    Airline staff should always be on the watch for criminal activity.
  2. 2
    [countable] [usually plural] something that someone does in order to achieve an aim
    Employees should not engage in political activities without a manager’s permission.
    She coordinates the activities of all senior managers.
    We plan to expand our business activities in East Africa.
  3. 3
    [countable] something that you do because you enjoy it or because it is interesting
    Guests can enjoy plenty of activities, like swimming, surfing, and horse-riding.
    leisure activities
  4. 4
    [uncountable] a situation in which people are busy doing different things
    On Saturdays, there’s always lots of activity in the streets.

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