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budge

verb [I or T] uk   /bʌdʒ/ us  

budge verb [I or T] (MOVE)

If something will not budge or you cannot budge it, it will not move: I've tried moving the desk but it won't budge/I can't budge it.

budge verb [I or T] (CHANGE)

to change your opinion or to make someone change their opinion: I've tried persuading her, but she won't budge.
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