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English definition of “race”

race

verb [I or T] (COMPETITION)    /reɪs/
B1 to (cause to) compete in a race: He has been racing for over ten years. I used to race (against) him when we were boys. He's racing three of his dogs on Saturday.Competing in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
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