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verb scrunch pronunciation in British English /skrʌntʃ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlescrunching
past tensescrunched
past participlescrunched
  1. 1
    [intransitive] informal to make a loud noise like something being crushed
    Everything was silent except for the dry leaves scrunching under her feet.
  2. 2



    scrunch up

    [transitive] to press or squeeze something into a smaller shape
    He scrunched up the letter and stuffed it in his pocket.
    1. a.
      to squeeze a part of your body into a different shape
      She scrunches her eyes up when she laughs.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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