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English definition of “against the clock”

against the clock

If you do something against the clock, you do it as fast as possible and try to finish it before a certain time .Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active When people do something against the clock, the time they take to do it is recorded , in order to find which person or attempt is the fastest .Watches and clocks
(Definition of against the clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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