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English definition of “pedal”


verb [I or T]     /ˈped.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to push the pedals of a bicycle round with your feet: He struggled to pedal his bicycle up the hill. We were pedalling like mad (= very fast) against the wind, but didn't seem to be getting anywhere. → See also backpedalBicycles
(Definition of pedal verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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