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English definition of “rush”

rush

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] (GO/DO QUICKLY)    /rʌʃ/
B2 to (cause to) go or do something very quickly: Whenever I see him, he seems to be rushing (about/around). I rushed up the stairs/to the office/to find a phone. When she turned it upside down the water rushed out. [+ to infinitive] We shouldn't rush to blame them. You can't rush a job like this. The emergency legislation was rushed through Parliament in a morning. Don't rush me! The United Nations has rushed medical aid and food to the famine zone. He rushed the children off to school so they wouldn't be late.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and activeMoving quickly
(Definition of rush verb (GO/DO QUICKLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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