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tick over

phrasal verb with tick uk   /tɪk/  us   /tɪk/ verb
(Definition of tick over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tick over

phrasal verb with tick uk   us   /tɪk/ verb [T] UK ( US check)
if a ​business or ​system is ​ticking over, it continues to ​work but is not ​growing or making much ​progress: Bankers ​cutinterestrates to ​keep the ​globaleconomyticking over.
(Definition of tick over from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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