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verb squeak pronunciation in American English /skwik/
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present tense
I/you/we/theysqueak
he/she/itsqueaks
present participlesqueaking
past tensesqueaked
past participlesqueaked
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to make a short, high noise
    Their shoes squeaked on the tiled floor.
    The door squeaked open.
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  2. 3
    [intransitive] to only just be successful or accepted
    squeak through/by/in etc.: The legislation is likely to squeak through.

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