jawbone Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"jawbone" in British English

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jawbonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒɔː.bəʊn/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.boʊn/
the ​bone that ​forms the ​shape of the ​lowerpart of the ​face

jawboneverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈdʒɔː.bəʊn/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.boʊn/ US informal
to ​talk to someone, ​especially to ​try to ​persuade them to do something: Congresswoman Weintrob jawboned ​localofficials abouttheirresponsibilities toward the ​immigrantcommunity.
(Definition of jawbone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jawbone" in American English

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jawbonenoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒɔˌboʊn/
either of the two ​bones that ​form the ​lowerpart of the ​mouth and ​face
(Definition of jawbone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jawbone”
in Chinese (Simplified) 强烈呼吁, 磨嘴皮子说服…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強烈呼籲, 磨嘴皮子說服…
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