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English definition of “shuffle”

shuffle

verb [T] (MOVE AROUND)    /ˈʃʌf.l̩/
to move similar things from one position or place to another, often to give an appearance of activity when nothing useful is being done: She shuffled her papers nervously on her desk . Many prisoners have to be shuffled around police stations because of prison overcrowding .Transferring and transporting objectsUseless and futile
(Definition of shuffle verb (MOVE AROUND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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