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pacesetter

pacesetter

noun pace·set·ter \ˈpās-ˌse-tər\

: a person who runs ahead of the other runners in a race in order to set a pace

Full Definition of PACESETTER

:  pacemaker 1
pace·set·ting \-tiŋ\ adjective

Examples of PACESETTER

  1. <a company that has been a pacesetter in its field for offering health care benefits to employees>

First Known Use of PACESETTER

1895

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