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"juggle" in British English

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juggleverb

uk   us   /ˈdʒʌɡ.l̩/
  • juggle verb (ENTERTAIN)

[I or T] to ​throw several ​objects up into the ​air, and then ​catch and ​throw them up ​repeatedly so that one or more ​stays in the ​air, usually in ​order to ​entertainpeople: We all ​watched in ​amazement as he juggled with three ​flamingtorches.
(Definition of juggle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"juggle" in American English

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juggleverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈdʒʌɡ·əl/
to ​throw several ​objects into the ​air, ​catch them, and ​keep them ​moving so that at least one is always in the ​air: [T] fig. Many women ​find it hard to juggle a ​family and a ​career (= to ​arrangetheirlives so that they have ​time for both).
(Definition of juggle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"juggle" in Business English

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juggleverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈdʒʌɡl/
to ​try to do two or more ​jobs or ​activities at the same ​time, because you do not have a lot of ​time: Seniorexecutives are under ​pressure to juggle the ​increasingdemands of their ​workload.juggle sth and/with sth Flexible ​workinghourshelpstaff juggle ​work and family ​life.
if you juggle ​data or ​resources, you use them in a way that will ​bring you an ​advantage or that may be dishonest: Analysts ​think the Treasury may be able to juggle its ​accounts for the next few months.
FINANCE to ​buy and ​sellshares, ​bonds, etc. on a ​regularbasis in ​order to make a lot of ​money: While ​individualinvestors may be able to juggle ​assetallocation themselves, ​diversifying into 100 or more different ​assets usually ​requires a ​professionalfundmanager.
(Definition of juggle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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