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Pronunciation of Rushes: Learn how to pronounce Rushes in English correctly

Learn how to say Rushes correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word rush:

verb
1 [no object, with adverbial of direction] move with urgent haste:
Oliver rushed after her
I rushed outside and hailed a taxi
(of air or a liquid) flow strongly:
the water rushed in through the great oaken gates
[no object] act with great haste:
as soon as the campaign started they rushed into action
[with infinitive]:
shoppers rushed to buy computers
[with object] force (someone) to act hastily:
I don’t want to rush you into something
[with object and adverbial of direction] take (someone) somewhere with great haste:
an ambulance was waiting to rush him to hospital
[with two objects] deliver (something) quickly to (someone):
we’ll rush you a copy at once
(rush something out) produce and distribute something very quickly:
a rewritten textbook was rushed out last autumn
[with object] deal with (something) hurriedly:
panic measures were rushed through parliament
2 [with object] dash towards (someone or something) in an attempt to attack or capture:
to rush the bank and fire willy-nilly could be disastrous for everyone
American Football advance towards (an opposing player, especially the quarterback):
a linebacker who was gifted in rushing the quarterback
[no object] run from scrimmage with the ball:
he rushed for 100 yards on 22 carries
3 [with object] US entertain (a new student) in order to assess suitability for membership of a college fraternity or sorority:
(as noun rushing)
athletics and fraternity rushing were much more important than anything that happened to you in the classroom
4 [with object] British informal, dated make (a customer) pay a particular amount, especially an excessive one:
how much did they rush you for this heap?
They rushed you, all right! It’s not worth a penny more than £120