Bedeutung von “cushion” — Learner’s Dictionary

cushion

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈkʊʃən/
SOFT THING

B1 a cloth bag filled with something soft that you sit on or lean against to make you comfortable

PROTECTION

something that protects you from possible problems:

Overseas savings provide a cushion against tax rises at home.

(Definition von “cushion noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)