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squat

verb [I]  /skwɑt/ (-tt-) us  

squat verb [I] (SIT)

to position yourself close to the ground by bending your legs under you and balancing on the front part of your feet: He squatted down and picked up some pebbles.

squat

adjective [-er/-est only]  /skwɑt/ (-tt-) us  

squat adjective [-er/-est only] (SHORT)

short and wide: Mickey was a squat, dark man with a ragged beard.
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