pace of life

noun phrase

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used to refer to the speed at which changes and events occurShe liked the fast pace of life in the city.We moved to a small town, seeking a slower pace of life.

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“Pace of life.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pace%20of%20life. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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