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English definition of “massage”

massage

verb [T]    /məˈsɑʒ, -ˈsɑdʒ/
to rub or press someone’s body, usually with repeated hand movements, in order to reduce stiffness or pain in that person's joints or muscles: She massaged his aching neck. massage    /məˈsɑʒ, -ˈsɑdʒ/ noun [C/U] [C] A massage would do wonders for my back.
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