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free·style

 (frē′stīl′)
n.
1.
a. A rapid swimming stroke consisting of alternating overarm strokes and a flutter kick; the crawl.
b. A swimming event or leg of an event in which the contestants may choose any stroke.
2. A competition, as in figure skating, skiing, or surfing, in which any maneuver or movement is allowed and competitors are judged on their artistic expression, acrobatic skill, and athleticism.
3. A style of wrestling in which all noninjurious holds or tactics are permitted.

free′style′ adv. & adj.
free′styl′er n.
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freestyle

(ˈfriːˌstaɪl)
n
1. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a competition or race, as in swimming, in which each participant may use a style of his or her choice instead of a specified style
2. (Wrestling)
a. an amateur style of wrestling with an agreed set of rules
b. Also called: all-in wrestling a style of professional wrestling with no internationally agreed set of rules
3. (Skiing) a series of acrobatics performed in skiing, etc
4. (Individual Sports, other than specified) (as modifier): a freestyle event.
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free•style

(ˈfriˌstaɪl)

n.
1.
a. a swimming competition in which any of the standard strokes may be used.
b. the crawl.
2. a performance or routine intended to demonstrate an individual's special skills or style, as in figure skating or gymnastics.
[1930–35]
free′styl`er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freestyle - a race (as in swimming) in which each contestant has a free choice of the style to usefreestyle - a race (as in swimming) in which each contestant has a free choice of the style to use
race - a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
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Translations
freestylekroolivapaapainivapaauinti
gyorsúszás

freestyle

[ˈfriːstaɪl]
A. N 100 metres freestyle (Swimming) → 100 metros libres
B. CPD freestyle race Ncarrera f de estilo libre
freestyle wrestling Nlucha f libre
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

freestyle

[ˈfriːstaɪl]
adj [swimming] → libre
freestyle skiing → ski acrobatique
freestyle wrestling → lutte f libre
freestyle event (in swimming)épreuve f libre; (in skiing)épreuve f acrobatique
freestyle champion (in swimming)champion de nage libre
n (= freestyle event) (in swimming)nage f librefree-thinker [ˌfriːˈθɪŋkər] nlibre-penseur/euse m/ffree-to-air [ˌfriːtəˈɛər]
adj [programme, channel] → gratuit(e)
adv [televise] → sur une chaîne gratuitefree trade nlibre-échange mfree-trade zone nzone f franchefree vote nvote m de conscience (sans consigne de vote)
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freestyle

[ˈfriːstaɪl] n (in swimming) → stile m libero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Two other Warriors were two-time individual qualifiers, Aayush Deshpande in the 200 IM and 100 butterfly and Lucas Conrads in the 200 and 500 freestyles.
Walter Keeney was a double winner for North Eugene in the 200- and 500-yard freestyles, and he also swam the opening leg on the Highlanders' winning 400 freestyle relay.
SPRINGFIELD - Tyeler Chesnut won the 500-yard freestyle and 100 backstroke, and Ty Crosswhite added firsts in the 50 and 100 freestyles, as Thurston hung on for an 85-84 boys swimming victory over North Eugene on Friday at the Willamalane Park Swim Center.
"He has been dominating in the sprint freestyle so far, and in the last couple meets he swam the 200 and 500 freestyles well, so we are trying to figure out what strengths are best for our team."
Eric Mathews won the 200 and 500 freestyles, and North Eugene won all three relays as the Highlanders handed Churchill a 100-66 Midwestern League loss at Echo Hollow Pool.
Among Thursday's double-winners were: Thurston's Michael Woodward (50 and 100 freestyles), Wayland Tan (200 and 500 freestyles) and Samuel Carter (100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke) in a win over Willamette; Junction City's Jerry Diamond (200 freestyle, 100 butterfly), Joel Duhn (50 and 100 freestyles) and Kienen Brotherton (200 IM, 100 breaststroke) in a dual-meet victory over North Bend and North Valley.
Jon Walsh (200 and 500 freestyles), Nicholas Fowler (200 individual medley, 100 backstroke) and Ephraim Morris (100 butterfly, 100 breaststroke) were double winners to lead host North Bend to a 95-72 nonleague win over Junction City.
The girls meet - which featured close finishes in nearly every event - was in sharp contrast to the boys meet, where Sheldon used its depth and two victories by Konnor Martin in the 50 and 100 freestyles to offset strong individual performances by North's Ben Malcolm and Drew Hankins to earn the Irish a 102-68 victory over the Highlanders.
Kacie Hogan won the 100 and 200 freestyles to lead North Eugene to a 106-62 win over Willamette at River Road Pool.
Ayres won the 50 and 100 freestyles, Bishow claimed the 100 IM and 500 freestyle, and Lee took the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke.
The Warriors got two wins apiece from Missy Buchheit (50 and 100 freestyles), Cortnee Hanson (200 and 500 freestyles) and Jenna Cady (100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke).
Patrick Naleway (200 individual medley, 100 butterfly), Matt Devore (200 and 500 freestyles) and Zack Knight (100 freestyle, 100 backstroke) were double-winners as the South Eugene Axemen won a 109-61 Midwestern League boys swimming dual meet with Springfield on Thursday at Willamalane Pool.