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verb squash pronunciation in British English /skwɒʃ/ 
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present tense
present participlesquashing
past tensesquashed
past participlesquashed
  1. 2
    [transitive] to push someone or something so that they fit into a small space

    She was squashing some clothes into a case.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to fit into a small space

      I squashed in beside her.

  2. 3
    [transitive] to prevent something from happening or developing

    She tried hard to squash the feeling of fear that was growing inside her.


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