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pace·set·ter

 (pās′sĕt′ər)
n.
1. Sports See pacemaker.
2. See pacemaker.

pace′set′ting adj. & n.

pacesetter

(ˈpeɪsˌsɛtə)
n
(Anatomy) another word for pacemaker1, pacemaker2

pace•set•ter

(ˈpeɪsˌsɛt ər)

n.
1. a person or group that serves as a model to be imitated or followed; leader.
2. one that sets the pace, as in racing.
Also called pacemaker.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pacesetter - a leading instance in its field; "the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations"
exemplar, good example, example, model - something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general"
2.pacesetter - a horse used to set the pace in racingpacesetter - a horse used to set the pace in racing
bangtail, race horse, racehorse - a horse bred for racing
Translations

pacesetter

[ˈpeɪsˌsetəʳ] N
1. (Sport) → liebre f
2. (in market, business) → persona f que marca la pauta

pacesetter

pace-setter [ˈpeɪssɛtər] n
(SPORT) (in race)lièvre m; (in competition)leader m
Hammond was the early pace-setter → Hammond fut le premier lièvre.
Real's victory keeps them five points behind the pacesetters, Barcelona → La victoire du Real les maintient à cinq points du leader, Barcelone.
(= leader) → chef m de file
Mongolia seemed an unlikely candidate as the pacesetter for political change in Asia → La Mongolie semblait un candidat improbable comme chef de file du changement politique en Asie.

pacesetter

n (Sport) → Tempomacher(in) m(f)
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