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"hush" in British English

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hushnoun [S or U]

uk   us   /hʌʃ/
a ​sudden, ​calmsilence: There was a deathly hush after she made the ​announcement. A hush fell over the ​room.mainly UK informal Let's have some hush, ​please! (= Be ​quiet, ​please!)

hushexclamation

uk   us   /hʌʃ/
used to ​tell someone to be ​quiet: Hush! You'll ​wake the ​baby!
(Definition of hush from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hushnoun [U]

 us   /hʌʃ/
quiet or ​silence, esp. after ​noise: A hush ​fell over the ​crowd.
hush
exclamation  us   /hʌʃ/
Hush! You’ll ​wake the ​baby!
(Definition of hush from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hush”
in Korean 정적…
in Arabic سُكوت…
in Malaysian syh!…
in French chut!…
in Russian тише! ш-ш-ш!…
in Chinese (Traditional) (突然的)寂靜,安靜…
in Italian silenzio, calma…
in Turkish 'Sus!', 'Sakin ol!', 'Sesini çıkarma!'…
in Polish cicho, ćśś, cii…
in Spanish ¡silencio!…
in Vietnamese Im nào…
in Portuguese silêncio…
in Thai คำออกเสียงเพื่อขอให้เงียบ…
in German still!…
in Catalan silenci…
in Japanese 沈黙, 静けさ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (突然的)寂静,安静…
in Indonesian hus! Ssst!…
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