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verb [transitive] straddle pronunciation in British English /ˈstræd(ə)l/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlestraddling
past tensestraddled
past participlestraddled
  1. 1
    to be on both sides of something
    The Jura mountain range straddles the French-Swiss border.
  2. 3
    to include different things
    He has successfully straddled the worlds of film, music, and television.


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