PACE

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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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Euromonitor International's Tobacco Asia: China Sets the Pace for Global Tobacco Trends global briefing offers an insight into to the size and shape of the Tobacco market, highlighting major industry trends and categories as well as the factors affecting operating environment.
But although Jack White stays mostly in the background while his former better half has her only solo singing opportunity, he clearly sets the pace for the group the rest of the way.
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