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hush

noun [S or U] uk   /hʌʃ/ us  
a sudden calm silence: There was a deathly hush after she made the announcement. A hush fell over the room.informal Let's have some hush, please! (= Be quiet, please!)

hush

exclamation uk   /hʌʃ/ us  
used to tell someone to be quiet: Hush! You'll wake the baby!
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