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verb gel pronunciation in British English /dʒel/
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present tense
present participlegelling
past tensegelled
past participlegelled

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  1. 1
    [intransitive] when a group gels, the people in it start to form a good relationship with each other or start working together effectively
  2. 3
    [intransitive] if a substance gels, it becomes thicker or more solid
  3. 4
    [transitive] to put hair gel onto your hair


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

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