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μελέτη 1 μέλω, attention, Hes.; μ. πλεόνων care for many things, id=Hes.; ἔργων μ. attention to action, Thuc.:—but c. gen. subjecti, care paid by one, θεῶν του μελέτῃ Soph.
2.practice, exercise, Lat. meditatio, Pind.; δι᾽ ὀλίγου μ. their short practice, Thuc.; πόνων μελέται painful exercises, of the Spartan discipline, id=Thuc. a military sense, exercise, practice, drill, id=Thuc.
c.of an orator, rehearsal, Dem.
3.a pursuit, Pind.

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