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verb [intransitive] jockey pronunciation in American English /ˈdʒɑki/
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present tense
present participlejockeying
past tensejockeyed
past participlejockeyed
  1. to try to gain an advantage over your opponents, or to get something that other people are trying to get
    jockey for position (=try to get into the best situation possible):

    Several candidates are already jockeying for position.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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