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concertina

verb [I or T]     /ˌkɒn.səˈtiː.nə/ US  /ˌkɑːn.sɚ-/ UK
to fold , crush , or push together: In the accident , several cars concertinaed into each other.figurative Could we concertina the three meetings into one morning ?Squeezing and grinding
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