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verb [intransitive]     totter pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participletottering
past tensetottered
past participletottered
  1. 1
    to stand or move in a way that is not steady

    Jane tottered away on her high heels.

  2. 2
    if a system or process totters, it becomes weak and looks as if it will soon stop or be destroyed

    The peace talks were tottering on the brink of collapse.



the situation of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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