budge Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"budge" in British English

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budgeverb [I or T]

uk   us   /bʌdʒ/

budge verb [I or T] (MOVE)

If something will not budge or you cannot budge it, it will not ​move: I've ​triedmoving the ​desk but it won't budge/I can't budge it.

budge verb [I or T] (CHANGE)

to ​changeyouropinion or to make someone ​changetheiropinion: I've ​triedpersuading her, but she won't budge.
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(Definition of budge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"budge" in American English

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budgeverb [I/T]

 us   /bʌdʒ/
to move or ​cause someone or something to move: [I] The ​demonstrators would not budge from the governor’s ​office. [T] We ​tried to ​open a ​window but couldn’t budge any of them.
(Definition of budge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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