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jostle for sth

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with jostle   /ˈdʒɒs.l̩/ us    /ˈdʒɑː.sl̩/
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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