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Main Entry: 1shift
Pronunciation: primarystressshift
Function: verb
1 : to exchange for another of the same kind
2 a : to change the place, position, or direction of b : to make a change in place, position, or direction <the wind shifted> c : to change the gear rotating the transmission shaft of an automobile
3 : to get along without help : FEND <left the others to shift for themselves>

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