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English definition of “edge”

edge

verb [I or T, + adv/prep]     /edʒ/
to move slowly with gradual movements or in gradual stages, or to make someone or something move in this way: A long line of traffic edged its way forward. Inflation has edged up to five percent over the last two years. Those who disagreed with the director's viewpoint were gradually edged out of (= forced to leave) the company.Slow and moving slowly
(Definition of edge verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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