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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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With all due respect to; With the permission of

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as an adverb, listen here, it means: With all due respect to; With the permission of. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A single step; Rate of walking or running; To stride nervously to and fro;.

Usage examples (42)
  • I do not, pace my rival, hold with the ideas of the reactionaries.
  • He lived at a fast pace
  • pace your efforts
  • The mini potato rolls are tasty, and a nice change in pace from the other burger places in Midtown for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''pace" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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