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noun cushion pronunciation in British 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.

  2. 4
    [singular] a number of points or goals by which you are winning during a match or competition

    Grayson's goal gives England a five-point cushion.

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