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verb squeak pronunciation in British English /skwiːk/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participlesqueaking
past tensesqueaked
past participlesqueaked
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to make a short, high noise

    The door squeaked open.

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  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to speak in a high voice, especially because you are upset or excited
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  3. 3
    [intransitive] to only just be successful or accepted
    squeak through/by/in etc:

    The legislation is likely to squeak through.


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