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thrustverb [I or T, usually + adv/prep]

uk   /θrʌst/  us   /θrʌst/ (thrust, thrust)

thrustnoun

uk   /θrʌst/  us   /θrʌst/
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thrustverb [always + adv/prep]

 us   /θrʌst/ (past tense and past participle thrust)
to push suddenly and strongly: [T] She thrust the money into his hand. [I] He thrust at me with a stick.

thrustnoun [C/U]

 us   /θrʌst/
a sudden and strong push: [C] a sword thrust [C] fig. The thrust (= main point) of her argument was the schools need improvement.
physics Thrust is also the force produced by an engine that pushes in one direction.
(Definition of thrust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thrust”
in Spanish meter, hincar, abrirse paso…
in Vietnamese xô mạnh, đẩy mạnh…
in Malaysian menolak, merodokkan…
in Thai ผลัก…
in French enfoncer…
in German stoßen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推挤, 刺, 戳…
in Indonesian menusukkan, mendorong…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推擠, 刺, 戳…
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