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cushion

noun [C usually singular]
 
 
/ˈkʊʃən/
something that makes the effects of a bad situation less severe: You should aim to build up a cushion of three months' income in your savings account, for emergencies.
Translations of “cushion”
in Korean 쿠션…
in Arabic وِسادة…
in French coussin…
in Turkish yastık, minder, muhtemel sorunlardan koruyan…
in Italian cuscino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 墊子, 座墊, 靠墊…
in Russian диванная подушка, защита…
in Polish poduszka, asekuracja, zabezpieczenie…
in Spanish cojín, amortiguador…
in Portuguese almofada…
in German das Kissen…
in Catalan coixí…
in Japanese クッション…
in Chinese (Simplified) 垫子, 座垫, 靠垫…
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