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stagger

verb /ˈstӕɡə/
to sway, move or walk unsteadily
schwanken
The drunk man staggered along the road.
to astonish
erschüttern
I was staggered to hear he had died.
to arrange (people’s hours of work, holidays etc) so that they do not begin and end at the same times
staffeln
The interviews have been staggered throughout the course of the afternoon.
staggering adjective causing unsteadiness, shock or astonishment
umwerfend
a staggering blow on the side of the head That piece of news is staggering.
(Definition of stagger from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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