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staggerverb

uk   /ˈstæɡ.ər/  us   //

stagger verb (MOVE)

C2 [I usually + adv/prep] to ​walk or ​move with ​difficulty as if you are going to ​fall: After he was ​attacked, he ​managed to stagger to the ​phone and ​call for ​help.figurative The ​company is staggering under a $15 million ​debt and will ​almostcertainlycollapse by the end of the ​year.

stagger verb (SHOCK)

[T] to ​cause someone to ​feelshocked or ​surprised because of something ​unexpected or very ​unusualhappening: He staggered all his ​colleagues by ​suddenlyannouncing that he was ​leaving the ​company at the end of the ​month.

stagger verb (ARRANGE)

[T] to ​arrange things, ​especiallyhours of ​work, ​holidays, or ​events, so that they ​begin at different ​times from those of other ​people: Some ​countries have staggered ​schoolholidays so that ​holidayresorts do not ​becomeovercrowded. [T] If the ​start of a ​race is staggered, the ​competitorsstart at different ​times or in different ​positions.

staggernoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈstæɡ.ər/  us   //
a way of ​walking or ​moving in which you ​almostfall: He ​left the ​bar with a ​drunken stagger.
(Definition of stagger from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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staggerverb

 us   /ˈstæɡ·ər/

stagger verb (MOVE)

[I/T] to ​walk or move ​awkwardly, as if you have ​lostyourbalance, or to ​cause someone to move ​awkwardly or to ​lose his or her ​balance: [T] When he ​hit his ​head on a ​shelf, it ​momentarily staggered him. [I] She staggered out of ​bed to ​answer the ​phone.

stagger verb (ARRANGE)

[T] to ​arrangeevents or ​schedules so that they ​happen at different ​times, or to ​arrangeobjects so they are not ​regular: The ​clinics will ​try to stagger ​vaccinationtimes to ​minimizewaits and ​confusion.
(Definition of stagger from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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staggerverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈstæɡər/
to ​arrange for things like ​holidays, ​workinghours, or ​payments to ​happen at different ​times so that they are easier to ​manage: Utilities ​companies will ​allowcustomers to stagger ​payments when they have ​bills they cannot ​pay. Over half of American ​firms stagger the ​election of ​boardmembers, so that the whole ​board is not ​replaced at once.
(Definition of stagger from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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