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English definition of “ambush”

ambush

verb [T]     /ˈæm.bʊʃ/
to suddenly attack someone after hiding and waiting for them: Five soldiers died after their bus was ambushed on a country road . He was ambushed by gunmen on his way to work .Attacking and invading
(Definition of ambush verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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