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noun [countable] scramble pronunciation in British English /ˈskræmb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    a difficult climb in which you use your feet and hands
    a scramble through mountainous terrain
  2. 2
    a situation in which people all compete for the same thing
    scramble for: a scramble each morning for the bathroom
    a scramble to do something: They’re destroying valuable land in their scramble to make money.
  3. 3
    a situation in which you have to hurry to do something
    a mad scramble: The next two hours were a mad scramble to get to the airport.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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