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What is "Tracksuit" - Definition & Explanation

A suit of clothing consisting usually of a jacket and pants that is often worn by athletes when working out / exercising.
A tracksuit is a article of clothing consisting of two parts- trousers and a jacket. It was originally intended for use in sports mainly as what athletes wore over the clothes they competed in to be taken off before they compete however in modern times it is a commonly worn article of clothing amongst many people though in recent times the jacket has faded out of view leaving just the tracksuit bottoms.

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