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Pronunciation of Straddle: Learn how to pronounce Straddle in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word straddle:

verb
[with object]
sit or stand with one leg on either side of:
he turned the chair round and straddled it
place (one’s legs) wide apart:
he shifted his legs, straddling them to keep his balance
[no object] archaic stand, walk, or sit with one’s legs wide apart:
the colonel straddled in front of the fire
extend across or be situated on both sides of:
a mountain range straddling the Franco-Swiss border
North American take up or maintain an equivocal position with regard to (a political issue):
a man who had straddled the issue of taxes
fire at (a target) with shots or bombs so that they fall short of and beyond it:
the crew of a plane straddled the submarine with depth charges
noun
1an act of sitting or standing with one’s legs wide apart:
a sideways-on stance such as a straddle
2 Stock Exchange a simultaneous purchase of options to buy and to sell a security or commodity at a fixed price, allowing the purchaser to make a profit whether the price of the security or commodity goes up or down.
Derivatives
straddler
noun
Origin:
mid 16th century: alteration of dialect striddle, back-formation from dialect striddling ‘astride’, from stride + the adverbial suffix -ling