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races

noun
plural of race

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor
  • the last descendent of a race of kings

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2 a people having a common language, culture, and body of traditions
  • Winston Churchill's famous hope and prediction that World War II would be remembered by future generations as the finest hour of the Britannic race

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races

verb
present tense third-person singular of race

Synonyms & Antonyms of races (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to engage in a contest
  • just how many candidates are racing for the senatorial seat this year?

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“Races.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/races. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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