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outrun

verb [T] uk   /ˌaʊtˈrʌn/ (present participle outrunning, past tense outran, past participle outrun) us  
to move faster or further than someone or something: The thieves easily outran the policewoman who was chasing them. to develop faster or further than something: In the future, demand for tungsten will outrun supply.
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