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Definition of the noun also-ran
What does also-ran mean as a name of something?
- a contestant who loses the contest
Alternative definition of the noun also-ran
- A person or animal who competed in a race but did not win.
- Figuratively, a loser; one soon to be forgotten.
Specialised definition of the noun also-ran
Glossary of sports
a horse or other entrant in a race that does not finish in any of the winning places (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
"Also-ran" a.k.a. "Also Ran" is a composition.
- music by Paul Stapleton
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2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips
Technically, an also-ran is a horse ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
ALLOW OR ENABLE - ALSO-RAN allow or enable: authorize, empower, warrant allow or tolerate: countenance, sanction allowable: licit allowable and permissible: admissible, tolerable allowance: alimony, annuity, cut, deduction, discount, ...
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