Quash - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kwɔːʃ|  American pronunciation of the word quash
Brit.  |kwɒʃ|  British pronunciation of the word quash

verb

- put down by force or intimidation(syn: reduce, repress, subdue, subjugate)

The government quashes any attempt of an uprising

- declare invalid (syn: annul, avoid, invalidate, nullify, void)

Examples

The High Court later quashed his conviction for murder.

The decision was quashed by the House of Lords.

A hospital chief executive has quashed rumours that people will lose their jobs.

The government immediately moved to quash the revolt.

The government quashes any attempt of an uprising

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: quash
he/she/it: quashes
present participle: quashing
past tense: quashed
past participle: quashed
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