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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
race viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (compete)gareggiare, competere vi
  fare le corse vtr
 The brothers liked to race.
 Ai fratelli piaceva gareggiare.
race [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (ride or drive in a race)gareggiare con, competere con vi
  correre con vi
 My nephew races go-karts.
 Mio nipote gareggia con i go-kart.
race viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (move fast)correre vi
 Leah raced around the room.
 Leah correva in tondo nella stanza.
race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (formal competition of speed)gara, corsa, competizione nf
 The Indy 500 is a famous auto race.
 La 500 miglia di Indianapolis è una famosa corsa automobilistica.
race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ethnicity) (etnia)razza nf
 Race is not a factor in hiring.
 La razza non è un criterio per l'assunzione.
 
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race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (informal test of speed)gara, sfida nf
 Fred won the race around the park.
 Fred ha vinto la gara nel parco.
race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (current of water) (d'acqua)corrente nf
 The log moved quickly through the mill race.
 Il tronco si muoveva veloce lungo la corrente del mulino.
race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stream) (di mulino, ecc.)canale, canale d'acqua nm
 The mill race drives the waterwheel.
race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (track for bearings) (cuscinetti)pista nf
 The bearings came out of the race.
 I cuscinetti sono usciti dalle piste.
race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (origins)stirpe nf
  (dispregiativo, colloquiale)razza nf
 He is a product of his race, and has no manners.
 è figlio della sua razza, non ha modi educati.
race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (division of living things)varietà nf
 The saguaro is a race of cactus.
 Il saguaro è una varietà di cactus.
races nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (horse races, etc.)corse, gare, competizioni nfpl
 Tommy likes going to the races.
 A Tommy piace andare alle corse.
race [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (compete against) (fare a gara con)gareggiare con, competere con vi
  sfidare vtr
 The boys raced each other down the hill.
 I ragazzi gareggiarono l'uno contro l'altro giù per la collina.
 I ragazzi si sfidarono in velocità giù per la collina.
race [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (enter in a race) (un'auto, una moto, ecc.)far correre, far gareggiare vtr
  far partecipare a una gara, far partecipare a una corsa vtr
  correre con vi
 Are you going to race your new car this weekend?
 Farai correre la tua nuova macchina questo weekend?
 New: Farai partecipare la tua nuova macchina alla corsa questo weekend?
race [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (try to be faster than) (sfidare qlcn in una gara)fare una gara con, fare una corsa con vtr
  sfidare vtr
 I'll race you to the corner!
 Facciamo una gara fino all'angolo!
 New: TI sfido da qui fino all'angolo!
race [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make [sth] move fast)far correre vtr
 Jeremy raced the stroller down the street.
 Jeremy faceva correre il passeggino giù per la strada.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
air race competizione aerea
arms race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (competition for strongest military capability)corsa agli armamenti
 The arms race was a distinguishing feature of the Cold War.
automobile race gara automobilistica
bicycle race corsa di biciclette
bike race,
bicycle race,
cycle race
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (cycling contest)corsa ciclistica, gara ciclistica nf
 Il giro d'Italia è la più importante gara ciclistica italiana.
black race razza afro-americana
boat race regata nf
boat-race di regata adj
chariot race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. historical (competition between chariots) (storico)corsa delle bighe nf
 It took over three months to film the chariot race in Ben-Hur.
 Per girare la scena della corsa delle bighe in Ben Hur ci sono voluti più di tre mesi.
cross-country race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (foot race: across fields)corsa campestre nf
 Cross-country races were dropped from the Olympics in 1924.
 La corsa campestre è stata eliminata dalle discipline olimpiche nel 1924.
dog race corsa di cani
endurance race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (long-distance motor sport competition)gara endurance nf
foot race,
footrace
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(running competition)corsa, gara di corsa, gara podistica, gara di velocità nf
 The three-legged race was always my favorite foot race.
 La corsa a tre gambe è stata sempre la mia corsa preferita.
horse race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (competition for horses)corsa di cavalli nf
horse race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, figurative (close competition) (figurato)lotta serrata nf
horse-race di corsa ippica
human race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (humanity, humans as a species)razza umana nf
 The human race had better learn to look after this planet - it's the only one we've got!
 La razza umana farebbe meglio ad imparare come tenere cura di questo pianeta - é l'unico che abbiamo!
marathon race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (26-mile race run on foot)maratona nf
 The marathon race is one of the highlights of the Olympic Games.
 La maratona è il clou dei giochi olimpici.
master race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Nazis' Aryan ideal) (nazismo)razza superiore nf
 Nazi ideology describes a human master race as Nordic people with blond hair and blue eyes.
 Nell'ideologia nazista, la razza superiore è un popolo nordico con i capelli biondi e gli occhi azzurri.
match race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (race with two competitors: horses, sailing) (sport)incontro tra due concorrenti nm
mid-distance race mezzofondo
mill-race canale d'acqua per il mulino
mixed race,
mixed-race
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(of parents from different ethnicities)di razza mista, multirazziale agg
  meticcio agg
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 Barack Obama is the first mixed-race president of the United States.
 Barack Obama è il primo presidente degli Stati Uniti di razza mista.
motorcycle race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sports competition for motorcycles)gara motociclistica, gara di moto, competizione di moto nf
not participating in the race non partecipante alla corsa
political race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (competition for government office)competizione politica nf
  corsa agli incarichi politici
post race dopo corsa
race against time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (urgent task)corsa contro il tempo nf
 We're in a race against time: the deadline's close of business today!
 Siamo in corsa contro il tempo: la scadenza è oggi, in chiusura del giorno lavorativo.
race bicycle,
racing bicycle,
racing bike
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(cycle for racing)bicicletta da corsa nf
race car,
racing car
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(high-powered motor vehicle for racing)auto da corsa, auto da competizione nf
 The race car sped round the track at 150 miles per hour.
 L'auto da corsa correva lungo il tracciato a 150 chilometri all'ora.
  macchina da corsa nf
 La macchina da corsa correva lungo il tracciato a 150 chilometri all'ora.
race card  (idiom: play a race card)accusare falsamente qualcuno di razzismo a proprio vantaggio nf
race course percorso di gara
race horse cavallo da corsa nm
race horses v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (enter horses into races)far correre cavalli vtr
 My family has been racing horses since the 19th century.
 La mia famiglia fa correre cavalli dal diciannovesimo secolo.
race horses nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (horses bred for racing)cavalli da corsa nmpl
race relations nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (relationships between races)relazioni razziali, relazioni interrazziali nfpl
 Race relations in the United States have improved over the last few decades.
 Negli Stati Uniti le relazioni razziali sono migliorate negli ultimi decenni.
race riot rivolta razziale nf
race track pista da corsa
race winning vincere la gara
race with fare a gara con
(the) rat race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (work life: competitive, routine)vita in continua corsa nf
 I wanted to escape the rat race and work from home.
relay race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (race in which runners take turns)staffetta nf
 I was running in a relay race when I dropped the baton.
 Stavo correndo in una staffetta quando mi è sfuggito il testimone.
road race gara podistica
run a race partecipare ad una gara
sack race corsa dei sacchi
sprint race gara di velocità
stakes race corsa a premi
the rat race corsa al successo, competizione sfrenata nf
track race corsa su pista
white race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fair-skinned people)razza bianca nf
yacht race  (regata di yacht)regata nf
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