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1 race /ˈreɪs/ noun
plural races
1 race
/ˈreɪs/
noun
plural races
Learner's definition of RACE
[count] : a competition between people, animals, vehicles, etc., to see which one is fastest see also drag race, footrace, horse race, rat race, sack race
the races : an event at which there is a series of horse races
[count] : a contest or competition in which different people or teams try to win something or to do something first
[singular] : a situation in which someone has to do something very quickly because there is not much time
compare 3race
2 race /ˈreɪs/ verb
races; raced; racing
2 race
/ˈreɪs/
verb
races; raced; racing
Learner's definition of RACE
[no object] : to compete in a race
[+ object] : to compete in a race against (someone)
[+ object] : to drive or ride (something) in a race
[no object] : to go, move, or function at a very fast speed
[+ object] : to cause (the engine of a vehicle) to go very fast
[no object] : to try to do something very quickly because there is not much time
3 race /ˈreɪs/ noun
plural races
3 race
/ˈreɪs/
noun
plural races
Learner's definition of RACE
: one of the groups that people can be divided into based on certain physical qualities (such as skin color)
[count]
[noncount]
often used before another noun
see also human race
[count] : a group of people who share the same history, language, culture, etc.
[count] : a group of related or similar animals or plants
compare 1race
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