Meaning of “outdistance” in the English Dictionary

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"outdistance" in British English

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outdistanceverb [ T ]

uk /ˌaʊtˈdɪs.təns/ us /ˌaʊtˈdɪs.təns/

to be faster in a race than other competitors, or (more generally) to be much better than someone:

The company outdistance their nearest business competitors by a long way.

(Definition of “outdistance” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outdistance" in American English

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outdistanceverb [ T ]

us /ˌɑʊtˈdɪs·təns/

to go faster or farther than other competitors, esp. in a race:

He easily outdistanced the other runners.

(Definition of “outdistance” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)