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footrace

[foo t-reys] /ˈfʊtˌreɪs/
noun
1.
a race run by contestants on foot.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; foot + race1
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Examples for footrace
  • Imagine a footrace in which the runner's feet moved in opposing directions.
  • It has been run consistently since then, and is the world's longest consecutively-run footrace.
  • It's not for nothing that scientists are in such a footrace to get the human genome mapped.

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