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dash

noun (QUICK MOVEMENT)    /dæʃ/
B2 [S] the act of running somewhere very quickly: I made a dash for the bathroom. There was a mad dash for the exit. As soon as the rain dies down I'm going to make a dash for it (= run somewhere very fast).Moving quickly [C usually singular] mainly US a race over a short distance: Who won the 100-yard dash?Athletics
(Definition of dash noun (QUICK MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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