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"peddle" in British English

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peddleverb [T]

uk   /ˈped.əl/  us   /ˈped.əl/ 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)
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