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verb [I]  us   /sprɪnt/
to run very fast esp. for a short distance, either as a competitor in a sport or because you are in a hurry to get somewhere: Clark sprinted past Smith and caught the ball in the end zone. He sprinted off to meet his girlfriend.
noun [C]  us   /ˈsprɪn·tər/
Carl Lewis was a world-class sprinter for many years.


noun [C]  us   /sprɪnt/
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