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PACE

abbreviation for POLICE AND CRIMINAL EVIDENCE Act.

PACE. A measure of length containing two feet and a half; the geometrical pace is five feet long. The common pace is the length of a step; the geometrical is the length of two steps, or the whole space passed over by the same foot from one step to another.

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The judges ruled payouts had not kept pace with rising standards of living.
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A four-page fact sheet emphasized that staffing levels and equipment resources had not kept pace with the city's increases in population and subsequent rises in demands for emergency response.
Similarly, the employee's total out-of-pocket limit (the maximum amount an employee will pay including the deductible) has not kept pace with rising medical costs in many cases, and consequently employers are here, too, paying a greater proportionate share of costs than in the past.
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Thunder Bay Mayor Jack Masters says that, surprisingly, building permits in the city so far this year have kept pace with 1989.