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trundleverb

uk   /ˈtrʌn.dəl/  us   /ˈtrʌn.dəl/
[I or T, usually + adv/prep] (to cause something) to move slowly on wheels: She trundled the wheelbarrow down the path. Hundreds of trucks full of fruit and vegetables trundle across the border each day.
[I + adv/prep] informal disapproving to develop or operate slowly: The negotiations have been trundling on for months and there's still no end in sight.
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trundleverb [always + adv/prep]

 us   /ˈtrʌn·dəl/
to push something on wheels, or to cause something to roll along: [T] She trundled the wheelbarrow down the road.
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