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verb     squelch pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlesquelching
past tensesquelched
past participlesquelched
  1. 1
    [intransitive]Sound effect to make a wet sucking sound such as the sound that your feet make when you walk on wet ground
  2. 2
    [transitive] American informal to stop someone or something that is causing you trouble, especially by taking firm action against them

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     squelch pronunciation in British English
noun [countable]
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quiz invitation

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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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