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verb juggle pronunciation in British English /ˈdʒʌɡ(ə)l/
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present tense
present participlejuggling
past tensejuggled
past participlejuggled
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to keep objects moving through the air by catching them as they fall and throwing them back into the air
  2. 2
    [transitive] to try to balance several things that you are holding without dropping any of them

    She was juggling a glass of champagne and two plates of food.

  3. 3
    [transitive] to try to do several important things at the same time, especially when this is difficult
  4. 4
    [transitive] to change the way that things are done, in order to achieve what you want

    After juggling our schedules around, we’ve managed to arrange a meeting.

  5. 5
    [transitive] to organize how you spend any money available so that you can find the money that you need to do different things

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 juggle pronunciation in British English noun [countable]
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sea lion

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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