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English definition of “jostle for sth”

jostle for sth

phrasal verb with jostle     /ˈdʒɒs.l̩/ US  /ˈdʒɑː.sl̩/ verb [I or T]
If people jostle for something, they compete with each other in order to get what they want : Since the fall of the government , the two opposition parties have been jostling for position .Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport
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