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English definition of “sprint”


verb [I]    /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. sprinter    /ˈsprɪn·tər/ noun [C] Carl Lewis was a world-class sprinter for many years.
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