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English definition of “hush sth up”

hush sth up

phrasal verb with hush
 
 
/hʌʃ/ verb [T]
to keep something secret, especially from the public, because it could cause embarrassment or trouble: The whole affair was hushed up by the management.Secrecy and privacy
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