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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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