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jockey

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒɒk.i/ us    /ˈdʒɑː.ki/

jockey noun [C] (ON HORSE)

a person whose job is riding horses in races: a champion jockey

jockey noun [C] (JOB/INTEREST)

mainly US informal a person whose job involves the use of a particular device, vehicle, object, etc., or who is very interested in a particular thing: a desk jockey a computer jockey

jockey

verb [I] uk   /ˈdʒɒk.i/ us    /ˈdʒɑː.ki/
to attempt to get power or get into a better position than other people using any methods you can: Since the death of the president, opposition parties and the army have been jockeying for power. As the singer came on stage, the photographers jockeyed for position at the front of the hall.
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Traducciones de “jockey”
en coreano 기수…
en árabe فارِس حِصان السِّباق…
en francés jockey…
en turco jokey…
en italiano fantino…
en chino (tradicionál) 職業賽馬騎師…
en ruso жокей…
en polaco dżokej…
en español jockey…
en portugués jóquei, joqueta…
en alemán der Jockei…
en catalán joquei…
en japonés 騎手…
en chino (simplificado) 职业赛马骑师…
(Definition of jockey from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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