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view main entry for procrastinate verb  /proʊˈkræst(ə)nˌeɪt/
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  /proʊˌkræst(ə)nˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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to move your finger across the touch screen of a tablet or smartphone in order to move to a new page, make a choice, etc.

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