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English definition of “scramble”


verb [I] (MOVE QUICKLY)   /ˈskræm·bəl/
to move or climb quickly but with difficulty , often using the hands : She scrambled to safety away from the fighting . [+ to infinitive] fig. Poultry farmers scrambled (= worked hard and fast ) to provide water to their flocks as pipes burst in Georgia’s coldest weather this century .
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