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race1

Pronunciation: /reɪs/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (contest) carrera (feminine) cycle/car/horse race carrera ciclista/automovilística or de coches/de caballos boat race regata (feminine) to run in a race tomar parte en una carrera she ran a good race corrió bien a race against the clock/against time una carrera contra reloj/contra el tiempo the race is on for the Republican nomination ha empezado la contienda para la nominación republicana it was a race to finish before noon tuvimos que hacerlo a la carrera para acabar antes del mediodía the presidential race la carrera presidencial the arms race la carrera armamentista or de armamentos
    Example sentences
    • The final two races at Hawthorne Race Course on Wednesday were cancelled due to inclement weather conditions.
    • A mate of mine who's a jockey once won a race on a horse of the same name, interestingly enough.
    • In varsity and Olympic competition, races may involve boats with one, two, four, or eight rowers.
    1.2
    (races plural)
    [Horse racing] the races las carreras (de caballos) to go to the races ir* al hipódromo, ir* a las carreras
    Example sentences
    • The association fears the races will either have to be scaled down to an invitation race in September or cancelled completely for lack of funds.
    • It describes a lifetime, Mick's own lifetime, spent attending the races and punting on dogs and horses with varying degrees of success.
    • Our ten grand prize finalists and their guests were treated to a VIP day at the races, each excited by the fact that they were in with a one in ten chance of winning a sleek new car.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (compete against) echarle or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) jugarle* una carrera a I'll race you! ¡te echo or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) juego una carrera! 1.2 [horse/car] correr con I raced a Ferrari last season la temporada pasada corrí con un Ferrari 1.3 (make go too fast) [engine] acelerar

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race2

Pronunciation: /reɪs/

noun/nombre

  • 2 (group) estirpe (feminine) the new race of young professionals la nueva estirpe de jóvenes profesionales

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