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- n. The top qualifying position for a race, on the inside of the front row at the starting line.
- n. first place
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- n. the most favorable position at the start of a race
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Almost imperceptibly, people were shifting closer to the three of them, desperate for any gobbet of gossip that would put them in pole position among their peers.