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English definition of “race”

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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