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noun cushion pronunciation in American English /ˈkʊʃ(ə)n/
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singularcushion
pluralcushions
  1. 2
    [countable] a layer that separates two objects and prevents one from hitting or touching the other
    The air cushion reduces the boat’s contact with water.
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  2. 4
    [singular] a number of points or goals by which you are winning during a game or competition
    Grayson’s goal gives the team a five-point cushion.
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