Definition of outrace in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈrās/


[with object]
Exceed in speed, amount, or extent: demand for trained clergy is outracing the supply
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  • Right before the collision I just mentioned, two cars outrace an oncoming train.
  • With events outracing the 24-hour news cycle, we all need advance guidance about what to think if Scenario X or Scenario Y unfolds.
  • The truth is, the cost of college has been outracing inflation for decades.

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Syllabification: out·race

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