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verb [intransitive]     nose pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participlenosing
past tensenosed
past participlenosed
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    to move into a position where you are slightly in front of someone
    nose ahead/in front/into the lead:

    By half-time, our team had nosed ahead, with the score at 16–14.

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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