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English definition of “outrun”

outrun

verb [T]     /ˌaʊtˈrʌn/ (present participle outrunning, past tense outran, past participle outrun)
to move faster or further than someone or something: The thieves easily outran the policewoman who was chasing them.Surpassing in quality or numberMoving quicklyScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated to develop faster or further than something: In the future, demand for tungsten will outrun supply.Surpassing in quality or number
(Definition of outrun verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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