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English definition of “rush”

rush

noun [S]     /rʌʃ/
the state of hurrying somewhere: be in a rush (to do sth) He was in a rush to get to the meeting. In my rush to get home, I left my laptop on my desk.
a time when a lot of people are leaving one place and going to another, for example leaving work to go to lunch, go home, etc.: the morning/lunchtime/evening rush
a time when many people try to buy something: a rush for sth The museums offered a bargain family membership, prompting a rush for the ticket counter.a rush on sth There was a rush on disposable cameras.
a sudden movement towards something: make a rush at/for sth He made a rush at the door.
→ See also gold rush
(Definition of rush noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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