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sprint

verb [I]     /sprɪnt/
to run as fast as you can over a short distance , either in a race or because you are in a great hurry to get somewhere : We had to sprint to catch the bus .AthleticsMoving quickly sprinter     /ˈsprɪn.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/ noun [C] a world-class sprinterAthleticsCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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