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in the running

Definition of in the running

  1. 1 :  competing in a contest <The enthusiasm of his supporters made him decide to stay in the running for mayor.>

  2. 2 :  having a chance to win a contest <She is still in the running for the prize.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the action of running

    :  race

    :  physical condition for running

  1. :  cursive, flowing

    :  fluid, runny

    :  incessant, continuous

  1. :  in succession :  consecutively

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to take off or remove

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