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English definition of “crush”

crush

verb [T]     /krʌʃ/
PRESS to press something so hard that it is made flat or broken into pieces: Her car was crushed by a falling tree.Destroying and demolishingDamaging and spoilingSqueezing and grinding
DEFEAT to defeat someone or something completely: Government attempts to crush the protests failed. a crushing defeat Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of crush verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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