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English definition of “squash”

squash

noun     /skwɒʃ/
SPORT [U] B1 a sport in which two people hit a small rubber ball against the four walls of a room: a game of squash a squash court/racketTennis and racket sports
it's a squash UK used to say that there are too many people or things in a small space: We managed to get in but it was a squash.Full
DRINK [U] UK a sweet drink that tastes like fruitSoft drinks
VEGETABLE [C, U] a fruit with hard skin, a soft inside, and large seeds, that you cook and eat as a vegetableTypes of vegetablePlants in general
(Definition of squash noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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