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The action or an instance of squeezing or pressing

squeeze

noun

the action of squeezing something

compression

noun

the process of pressing or squeezing something so that it becomes smaller

nip

noun

a small bite or squeeze

pinch

noun

the action of squeezing someone’s skin between your thumb and finger so that it hurts them

press

noun

a single push on something such as a button or switch

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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