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Definition of juggle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they juggle
    he / she / it juggles
    past simple juggled
    -ing form juggling
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] to throw a set of three or more objects such as balls into the air and catch and throw them again quickly, one at a time My uncle taught me to juggle. juggle with something to juggle with balls juggle something (figurative) I was juggling books, shopping bags, and the baby (= I was trying to hold them all without dropping them).
  2. 2[transitive, intransitive] juggle (something) (with something) to try to deal with two or more important jobs or activities at the same time so that you can fit all of them into your life Working mothers are used to juggling their jobs, their children's needs, and their housework.
  3. 3[transitive] juggle something to organize information, figures, the money you spend, etc. in the most useful or effective way
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