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To perform a task or successfully complete an activity within a time limit.

Additional definitions for 'beat the clock':

beat the clockTo be used or become operational before a deadline or date of expiration.
beat the clockTo remain youthful; to live a long, healthy life.
beat the clockPerform a task quickly or within a fixed time limit.
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