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pure race adj
: of, relating to, or being a recording act in which the first party to properly record documentation of an interest in property has priority regardless of notice of other claims [a pure race statute] compare notice, race-notice
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.