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verb [intransitive] totter pronunciation in British English /ˈtɒtə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theytotter
he/she/ittotters
present participletottering
past tensetottered
past participletottered

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  1. 1
    to stand or move in a way that is not steady

    Jane tottered away on her high heels.

  2. 2
    if a system or process totters, it becomes weak and looks as if it will soon stop or be destroyed

    The peace talks were tottering on the brink of collapse.

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