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1 a leading instance in its field; "the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations" [syn: pacemaker]
2 a horse used to set the pace in racing [syn: pacer, pacemaker]

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  1. A person who determines the rate of action through leading.

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Mahdi, bell cow, bell mare, bellwether, born leader, charismatic leader, choirmaster, choragus, conductor, coryphaeus, duce, file leader, forerunner, fugleman, inspired leader, leader, leader of men, messiah, pacemaker, precentor, ringleader, standard-bearer, symphonic conductor, torchbearer
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