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bodybuilding

or bod·y-build·ing, bod·y build·ing

[bod-ee-bil-ding]
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  1. the act or practice of exercising, lifting weights, etc., so as to develop the muscles of the body.
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Origin of bodybuilding

1900–05; from the verb phrase build (up one's) body; see -ing1
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