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noun     chase pronunciation in British English
/tʃeɪs/
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singularchase
pluralchases
  1. 1
    [countable] the action of following someone or something quickly because you want to catch them

    Stop thief!’ they shouted and joined in the chase.

    a car/police chase:

    a high-speed car chase

  2. 2
    [singular] the act of trying to get something you want

    The thrill of the chase motivates many entrepreneurs to attempt takeovers.

    chase for:

    The summer has been dominated by the chase for a top quality striker.

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