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Main Entry: 1squeeze
Pronunciation: primarystressskwemacronz
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): squeezed; squeez·ing
1 a : to press together from the opposite sides of : COMPRESS <squeeze wet clay into a ball> b : to get by squeezing <squeeze juice from a lemon> c : to force or thrust by compression : CROWD <squeezed into the car>
2 a : to force (as by threats) money, goods, or services from <squeezed their tenants mercilessly> b : to reduce the amount of <rising costs squeezed profits>
3 : to gain or win by a narrow margin
- squeez·er noun

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