force the pace

force the pace
To bring and keep the speed up to a high pitch by competition
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Main Entry:force

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  • force the pace — ► to make things happen more quickly or to force other people to do things more quickly: »New technologies are forcing the pace of globalization. »There will be no attempt to force the pace at next week s meeting. Main Entry: ↑pace …   Financial and business terms

  • force the pace — to make events happen more quickly than they would usually …   English dictionary

  • pace — [peɪs] noun [singular] 1. the rate or speed at which something happens: • The average price of a new car began to soar at a faster pace than household incomes. 2. keep pace (with) to change at the same rate as someone or something else: • Next… …   Financial and business terms

  • The Prince’s Seeing is Believing — The Prince s Seeing is Believing is a U.K based charitable initiative which works in the field of promoting corporate social responsibility or CSR.Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a concept whereby organizations consider the interests of… …   Wikipedia

  • pace — pace1 W3 [peıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(speed of events/changes)¦ 2¦(walk/run)¦ 3¦(step)¦ 4 keep pace (with something/somebody) 5 go through your paces 6 put somebody/something through their paces 7 set the pace 8 force the pace 9 be able to stand the pace… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pace — 1 noun 1 WALK/RUN (singular) the speed at which you walk or run: They ve run the first mile in under six minutes can they keep up this pace? | at a steady/gentle/brisk pace: The troops marched at a steady pace. 2 SPEED STH HAPPENS (singular) the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • force — force1 W1S3 [fo:s US fo:rs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(military)¦ 2¦(military action)¦ 3¦(violence)¦ 4¦(physical power)¦ 5¦(natural power)¦ 6¦(organized group)¦ 7¦(strong influence)¦ 8¦(powerful effect)¦ 9 join/combine forces (with somebody/something) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • force — force1 [ fɔrs ] noun *** ▸ 1 physical strength ▸ 2 group of police, etc. ▸ 3 influence ▸ 4 scientific effect ▸ 5 military ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount physical strength or violence: They accused the police of using excessive force during the arrest.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • force — 1 noun 1 MILITARY a) (C) a group of people who have been trained to fight in a war: forces loyal to President Aquino | a highly efficient fighting force b) the forces the army, navy, and air force: Both her sons are in the forces. c) (U) military …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • force */*/*/ — I UK [fɔː(r)s] / US [fɔrs] noun Word forms force : singular force plural forces 1) a) [uncountable] physical strength, or violence They accused the police of using excessive force during the arrest. by force: The army took control of the region… …   English dictionary

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