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"rummage" in British English

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rummageverb [I + adv/prep]

uk   us   /ˈrʌm.ɪdʒ/
rummage
noun [S] uk   us  
I had a rummage around/about (the ​house), but I couldn't ​find my ​certificateanywhere.
(Definition of rummage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rummageverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /ˈrʌm·ɪdʒ/
to ​search for something by ​moving things around without ​care and ​looking into, under, and behind them: She rummaged through the ​drawer, ​looking for a ​pen.
(Definition of rummage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rummage”
in Spanish hurgar, revolver, remover…
in Vietnamese lục lọi…
in Malaysian jualan barangan terpakai…
in Thai ค้นกระจุยกระจาย…
in French fouiller (dans)…
in German herumwühlen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 翻找,翻寻,乱翻…
in Indonesian menggeledah…
in Chinese (Traditional) 翻找,翻尋,亂翻…
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