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verb squirrel pronunciation in British English /ˈskwɪrəl/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participlesquirrelling
past tensesquirrelled
past participlesquirrelled

phrasal verb

squirrel away

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysquirrel away
he/she/itsquirrels away
present participlesquirrelling away
past tensesquirrelled away
past participlesquirrelled away
to put something away in a secret place, especially money

The family had a large fortune squirrelled away.

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