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race

noun /reis/
a competition to find who or which is the fastest
carrera
a horse race.
racer noun a car, bicycle etc built for competitive racing.
coche/bicicleta de carreras
racing noun the sport of racing horses
Hipica
He likes watching the racing on TV (also adjective) the racing results.
(in compounds) any sport which involves races
Carrera
motor racing.
racecourse noun (a place with) a course over which horse races are run
hipódromo
Newmarket racecourse.
racehorse noun a horse bred and used for racing
caballo de carreras
a thoroughbred racehorse.
racetrack noun (a place with) a course over which races are run by cars, dogs, athletes etc.
pista de carreras
racing car noun a car specially designed and built for racing.
coche de carreras
a race against time noun a desperate attempt to do something before a certain time
una carrera contrarreloj
It was a race against time to rescue the injured climber.
the races noun plural a meeting for horse-racing
las carreras
a day at the races.
(Definition of race from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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