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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpacemakerpace‧mak‧er /ˈpeɪsˌmeɪkə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 MHa small machine that is placed inside someone’s chest in order to help their heart beat regularly2 (also pacesetter) a person or horse who goes to the front in a race and sets the speed that the others must try to achieve
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pacemakerHis pals from the Cheltenham club are going to take it in turn to swim alongside as pacemakers and companions.Some have speculated that the headaches may be related to a periodically discharging biologic pacemaker, perhaps located in the hypothalamus.The aim is to stay in touch with the promotion pacemakers before a run-in of five home games out of seven.Hetton are only a point off the pacemakers after they won by six wickets Langley.
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