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smashverb

 us   /smæʃ/

smash verb (BREAK)

[I/T] to break into small pieces, esp. by hitting or throwing: [T] Some kids smashed her bedroom window. [I] Her cup fell and smashed to pieces on the stone floor. [M] Police had to smash the door down to get into the house. [M] The band reportedly smashed up their hotel room.

smash verb (HIT)

[I/T] to hit or move with force against something hard, usually causing damage or injury: [T] She smashed her right knee in the accident. [I] His car flipped over and smashed into a tree.

smash verb (DESTROY)

[T] to defeat or destroy completely: The government smashed the rebellion.

smashnoun

 us   /smæʃ/

smash noun (BREAK)

[U] the sound of something breaking into small pieces: I heard a smash and glass breaking.

smash noun (HIT BALL)

[C] a forcefully hit ball: Robinson hit a smash to my left.
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