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noun crush pronunciation in British English /krʌʃ/
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singularcrush
pluralcrushes
  1. 1
    [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
  2. 2
    [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 used to have a massive crush on my geography teacher.

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