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Meaning of “compress” - Learner’s Dictionary

compress

verb [T]     /kəmˈpres/
to make something smaller, especially by pressing it, so that it uses less space or time: compressed air The course compresses two years' training into six months.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strongSqueezing and grinding
to use a special program to make information on a computer use less spaceOperating computers
compression     /kəmˈpreʃən/ noun [U]
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