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What is the difference between leisure and recreation?

leisure and recreation are crucial for the well being of a person. There are various debates about leisure and recreation, what i understand no one so far was able to give a clear cut definition between the two.
some considered leisure as 'free time' and leisure recreation is what you do during free time.
others considered leisure as an activity (even inactivity) that one engage during free time, they also viewed leisure as opposite of work.
finally, i have come across those who said, leisure as a state of mind and recreation as any activity that one is doing in order to rejuvenate oneself physically and mentally.

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    May 16 2013: If you are engaged in recreation and I ask you what you are doing you will tell me what specific activity you are doing. If you are enjoying leisure time and I ask you the same question you will answer "Nothing".

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