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English definition of “nudge”

nudge

verb [T]  /nʌdʒ/ us  
to push someone or something gently, sometimes to get someone’s attention: My wife nudged me to tell me to get off the phone so that she could use it.
nudge
noun [C]  /nʌdʒ/ us  
I gave him a nudge to wake him up.
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