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English definition of “pedal”

pedal

verb [I or T]     /ˈped.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to push the pedals of a bicycle round with your feet : He struggled to pedal his bicycle up the hill . We were pedalling like mad (= very fast ) against the wind , but didn't seem to be getting anywhere . → See also backpedalBicycles
(Definition of pedal verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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