pole position


noun

a position on the inside of the track in any race.
(in auto racing) a starting position on the inside of the front row.
an advantageous position.

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British Dictionary definitions for pole position

pole position

noun

(in motor racing) the starting position on the inside of the front row, generally considered the best one
an advantageous starting position
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