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noun American English pronunciation: crush /krʌʃ/ 
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pluralcrushes

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  1. 1
    [countable] informal a feeling of love and admiration for someone, often someone you know you cannot have a relationship with

    It wasn't really love, just a schoolgirl crush.

    have a crush on someone:

    I had the biggest crush on Joe all through high school.

  2. 2
    [singular] a crowd of people all extremely close together in an area that is too small for them

    We were scared we'd lose them in the crush.

    a crush of reporters

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