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squeeze

verb
 
 
/skwiːz/
B2 [T] to press something firmly: She squeezed his hand and said goodbye.Squeezing and grinding
squeeze into/through/past, etc B2 to move somewhere where there is very little space: She squeezed through a narrow gap in the wall.Squeezing and grinding
squeeze a lemon/orange, etc to press a lemon/orange, etc to get juice from it: freshly squeezed orange juiceSqueezing and grindingPreparing foodPreparing food using heat
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