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verb [intransitive] jockey pronunciation in British English /ˈdʒɒki/
Word Forms
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.



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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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