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Part of speech: Noun

A strong rapid current of water; also, its channel; as, a mill race; a contest of speed, as in running, swimming, etc.; length of life or career; as, my race is run; breed; a class of beings having similar qualities; as, the human race; a division of human beings; as, the white race; a nation; as, the English race; family line; as, the race of Stuart kings.

Part of speech: Verb

To run swiftly; contend in running; to run, as an engine, too fast, because of a lightened load.

Part of speech: Verb

To cause to move swiftly in a contest of speed; to drive at great speed; as, to race a horse; to run with, in a speed contest.

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