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Meaning of “outpace” in the English Dictionary

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

"outpace" in American English

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outpaceverb [T]

 us   /ˌɑʊtˈpeɪs/
to ​increase, move, or ​growfaster than another thing: Aging ​boomers will outpace the ​supply of ​nurses who could ​helpcare for them at ​home.
(Definition of outpace from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"outpace" in Business English

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outpaceverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌaʊtˈpeɪs/
to ​grow or ​develop more quickly than something else: Growth in the ​services and ​informationindustries continues to outpace ​overalleconomicrecovery.outpace demand/supply/inflation Stateforecasts show that ​demand for water will outpace ​supply by 2030.be outpaced by sb/sth In recent ​years, the ​firm has ​found itself outpaced by lower-cost ​producers.
(Definition of outpace from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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