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running

1 noun
     
running
Related topics: Other Sports
run‧ning1 [uncountable]
1DSO the activity or sport of running [↪ jogging]:
Did you go running this morning?
New facilities include a pool and a running track.
running shoes
2

the running of something

the process of managing or organizing a business, home, organization etc:
Brian took over the day-to-day running of the company while his father was away.
He praised the smooth running of the election.
3

be in the running/out of the running

to have some hope or no hope of winning a race or competition:
Who's in the running for the world title this year?
4

make (all) the running

British English informal to be the person who makes most of the suggestions in a relationship, plan, activity etc

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