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verb jostle pronunciation in British English /ˈdʒɒs(ə)l/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participlejostling
past tensejostled
past participlejostled
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to compete for something

    two candidates jostling for votes

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  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to push against someone because you are trying to move past them in a crowd

    We managed to jostle our way to the front.


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