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

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

Oxford dictionary definition of the word squash:

verb
[with object]
1crush or squeeze (something) with force so that it becomes flat, soft, or out of shape:
wash and squash the cans before depositing them
(as adjective squashed)
a squashed packet of cigarettes
[with object and adverbial] squeeze or force into a small or restricted space:
she squashed some of her clothes inside the bag
[no object, with adverbial of direction] make one’s way into a small or restricted space:
I squashed into the middle of the crowd
2suppress or subdue (a feeling or action):
the mournful sound did nothing to squash her high spirits
firmly reject (an idea or suggestion):
the proposal was immediately squashed by the Heritage Department
silence or discomfit (someone), typically by making a humiliating remark:
she needled him with such venom that Seb was visibly squashed
noun
1 [in singular] a state of being squeezed or forced into a small or restricted space:
it was a bit of a squash but he didn’t seem to mind
[count noun] dated a social gathering or informal meeting:
a poetry squash in London
2 [mass noun] British a concentrated liquid made from fruit juice and sugar, which is diluted to make a drink:
orange squash
3 (also squash rackets) [mass noun] a game in which two players use rackets to hit a small, soft rubber ball against the walls of a closed court:
[as modifier]:
a squash club
4 Biology a preparation of softened tissue that has been made thin for microscopic examination by gently compressing or tapping it.
Origin:
mid 16th century (as a verb): alteration of quash