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verb [transitive] compress pronunciation in British English /kəmˈpres/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycompress
he/she/itcompresses
present participlecompressing
past tensecompressed
past participlecompressed

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  1. 1
    to press or squeeze something so that it fits into a smaller space

    The weight of the skiers compresses the snow and makes it solid.

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