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squeeze
skwiːz
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Part of Speech(动) verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
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(名) As a noun
  1. The act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space.
    • The act of gripping and pressing firmly.
    • A tight or amorous embrace.
    • An aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power.
    • A twisting squeeze.
    • A person's girlfriend or boyfriend.
      • A situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer.
        • A state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high.
        (动) As a verb
        1. Squeeze or press together.
        2. Squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness.
        3. Press firmly.
          • Squeeze tightly between the fingers.
          • Squeeze like a wedge into a tight space.
          • To compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition.
          • Press or force.
          • Obtain by coercion or intimidation.
          • To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :.
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