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English definition of “squat”

squat

verb [I] (SIT)    /skwɒt/ US  /skwɑːt/ (-tt-)
to position yourself close to the ground balancing on the front part of your feet with your legs bent under your body : She squatted on the ground and warmed her hands by the fire . He squatted down and examined the front wheel of his bike .Sitting and standing
(Definition of squat verb (SIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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