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English definition of “pedal”

pedal

noun [C]  /ˈped·əl/ us  
a small part of a machine or vehicle that you can press down with your foot to operate the machine or make the vehicle move: bicycle pedals You have to press down hard on the gas pedal to get this car up hills.
pedal
verb [I/T]  /ˈped·əl/ us  
[I/T] He struggled to pedal (his bike) up the hill.
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