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peddleverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈped.l̩/ mainly disapproving
to ​sell things, ​especially by taking them to different ​places: These ​products are ​generally peddled (from) ​door to ​door. He ​travels around, peddling his wares. If you peddle ​stories or ​information, you ​spread them by ​telling different ​people: The ​organization has peddled the ​myth that they are ​supporting the ​localpopulation.
(Definition of peddle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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peddleverb [T]

 us   /ˈped·əl/
to ​sell things, esp. by taking them to different ​places: Mrs. Cawthorn peddled ​vegetables out of the back of a ​pickuptruck to ​earn a ​living.
(Definition of peddle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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peddleverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈpedl/ informal disapproving
COMMERCE to ​try to ​sell things, especially on the street, by ​phone, etc.: A ​number of ​suspecttechnologystocks are being peddled by ​fringebrokers in London ​financial circles. All the ​world can now peddle its ​wares on the ​internet with few ​restrictions.
to ​try to ​influence people's ​opinions or make them believe something: Conventional politicians should ​expose the fantasies that the far ​left and far ​right are peddling to a vulnerable ​section of ​society.
(Definition of peddle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “peddle”
in Spanish vender de puerta en puerta…
in Vietnamese bán rong…
in Malaysian berjaja…
in Thai เร่ขาย…
in French colporter…
in German hausieren gehen mit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 兜售, (尤指)巡回销售, 散播,宣扬…
in Turkish uyuşturucu madde satmak…
in Russian торговать…
in Indonesian menjajakan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兜售, (尤指)巡迴銷售, 散播,宣揚…
in Polish handlować, sprzedawać…
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