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world record

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishworld recordˌworld ˈrecord noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 the fastest time, longest distance, highest level etc which anyone has ever achieved anywhere in the world, especially in a sportset/break/beat a world record 🔊 He set a new world record for the marathon. 🔊 the 800 m world record holderworld-record adjective 🔊 a world-record time
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world recordFantasy goals can be anything from running in the Olympics to breaking a world record or winning the Boston Marathon.They were going for a world record ... and they got it.Reynolds is the former world record holder in the 400 meters.set/break/beat a world recordThey were arrested only days after breaking a world record by riding across a glacier in the Himalayas.In 1991 Carl Lewis set a world record of 9.86 seconds for the 100 metre sprint.Fantasy goals can be anything from running in the Olympics to breaking a world record or winning the Boston Marathon.
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