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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A competition in which people or animals compete to run, drive etc fastest and finish first. Also: one of the main groups that humans can be divided into according to the colour of their skin and other physical features .

Usage examples (37)
  • . . . the Dodo suddenly called out, "The race is over!" . . . "But who has won?" . . . At last the Dodo said, "Everybody has won, and all must have prizes"
  • The race for the presidency
  • The race is to the swift
  • Most Hoop fans have given up on the title race but the for more
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