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English definition of “race”


verb [I/T] (COMPETE)   /reɪs/
to compete in a race or run a race with someone: [I/T] He’s been racing ( cars ) for over ten years . fig. To race is also to move fast or to happen quickly : [I always + adv/prep] The boys came racing across the playground . [I always + adv/prep] Last summer seemed to race by.
(Definition of race verb (COMPETE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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