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“outrun” in British English

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outrunverb [ T ]

uk /ˌaʊtˈrʌn/ us /ˌaʊtˈrʌn/ present participle outrunning, past tense outran, past participle outrun

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outrunverb [ T ]

us /ˌɑʊtˈrʌn/ present participle outrunning, past tense outran /ˌɑʊtˈræn/ , past participle outrun

to run faster than someone, or to increase faster or do better than something:

Martha can outrun everyone on the team.

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