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English definition of “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 space Operating computers
compression     /kəmˈpreʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of compress verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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