Meaning of pacesetter

pace•set•ter

Pronunciation: (pās'set"ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person, group, or organization that is the most progressive or successful and serves as a model to be imitated.
  2. a person or thing that sets the pace, as in racing. Also called
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