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rushverb [I/T]

 us   /rʌʃ/
to do something or move very quickly, or to cause someone to act in such a way; hurry: [I] She rushed toward me, talking and laughing. [I] You shouldn’t rush out and buy one. [T] We rushed her to the hospital. [T] She never rushes her students.

rushnoun [C/U]

 us   /rʌʃ/
something moving quickly, or the need for quick action: [C] a rush of cold air [U] There’s no rush, I can wait. "It’s like this," she said in a rush (= quickly). A rush is also a sudden strong emotion or physical feeling: [C] a rush of excitement
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