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mashverb [T]

uk   us   /mæʃ/
to ​crushfood, usually after ​cooking it, so that it ​forms a ​softmass: Mash the ​potatoes and then ​mix in the ​butter and ​herbs. mainly US informal to ​violentlycrushpart of a ​body or an ​object: His ​face was ​badly mashed up in the ​accident.
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mashnoun [U]

uk   us   /mæʃ/ UK informal
(Definition of mash from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mashverb [T]

 us   /mæʃ/
to ​beat or ​crush something into a ​softmass: Mash the ​potatoes, ​addingwarmmilk and ​butter.
mashed
adjective [not gradable]  us   /mæʃt/
mashed ​potatoes
(Definition of mash from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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