[ peys-set-er ]
/ ˈpeɪsˌsɛt ər /
a person, group, or organization that is the most progressive or successful and serves as a model to be imitated.
a person or thing that sets the pace, as in racing.
Also called pacemaker.
Related formspace·set·ting, adjective
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