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Synonyms of running in English:


  • 1 his running was particularly fast
    sprinting, sprint, racing, jogging, jog
  • 2 the running of the school
  • 3 the smooth running of her department
  • adjective

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  • 1 running water
    flowing, gushing, rushing, moving
  • 2 a running argument
    recurrent, recurring
  • 3 she was late two days running
    in succession, in a row, in sequence, consecutively;
    straight, together
  • Phrases

    in the running for

    he's in the running for a prize
    likely to get, a candidate for, in line for, on the short list for, up for

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