pacesetter

noun
pace·​set·​ter | \ ˈpās-ˌse-tər How to pronounce pacesetter (audio) \

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pacesetting \ ˈpās-​ˌse-​tiŋ How to pronounce pacesetter (audio) \ adjective

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a company that has been a pacesetter in its field for offering health care benefits to employees
Recent Examples on the Web In winning Saturday, Saez and Essential Quality wore down pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie, ridden by Prat, to get to the winner's circle. Tom Canavan, ajc, 6 June 2021 In winning Saturday, Saez and Essential Quality wore down pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie, ridden by Prat, to get to the winner's circle. Tom Canavan, ajc, 6 June 2021 Pitchers are being inspected for foreign substances, spin rates have sharply plummeted, and pacesetter Gerrit Cole, among others, have hit a couple of bumps along the way. Tony Blengino, Forbes, 6 July 2021 In winning Saturday, Saez and Essential Quality wore down pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie, ridden by Prat, to get to the winner's circle. Tom Canavan, ajc, 6 June 2021 In winning Saturday, Saez and Essential Quality wore down pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie, ridden by Prat, to get to the winner's circle. Tom Canavan, ajc, 6 June 2021 In winning Saturday, Saez and Essential Quality wore down pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie, ridden by Prat, to get to the winner's circle. Tom Canavan, ajc, 6 June 2021 In winning Saturday, Saez and Essential Quality wore down pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie, ridden by Prat, to get to the winner's circle. Tom Canavan, ajc, 6 June 2021 In wearing down pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie, Essential Quality captured its sixth win in seven career starts and gave trainer Brad Cox his first Triple Crown win. BostonGlobe.com, 5 June 2021

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1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Pacesetter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pacesetter. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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pacesetter

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English Language Learners Definition of pacesetter

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

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