Natation



[ney-tey-shuh n, na-] /neɪˈteɪ ʃən, næ-/

noun
1.
an act or the skill of swimming.
/nəˈteɪʃən/
noun
1.
a formal or literary word for swimming See swimming
n.

1650s, from Latin natationem (nominative natatio), noun of action from past participle stem of natare “to swim” (see natant).

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