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English definition of “massage”

massage

verb [T]  /məˈsɑʒ, -ˈsɑdʒ/ us  
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
noun [C/U]  /məˈsɑʒ, -ˈsɑdʒ/ us  
[C] A massage would do wonders for my back.
(Definition of massage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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