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squelch

US [skweltʃ]
UK [skweltʃ]
  • n.镇压;压碎;〈口〉压倒对方的议论[回答];反驳得对方不再作声
  • v.发吧唧声;制止;压制;遏制
  • Web静噪;静音;噪声抑制
Simple Present:squelches  Present Participle:squelching  Past Tense:squelched  
squelch
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v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
发吧唧声,发扑哧声(如走在泥泞中似的)to make a wet sucking sound
The mud squelched as I walked through it.
我扑哧扑哧地穿过泥泞。
Her wet shoes squelched at every step.
她的鞋里进了水,走一步吧唧一声。
We squelched across the muddy field.
我们扑哧扑哧地穿过泥泞的田地。
2.
[t]
~ sth
制止;压制;遏制;限制to stop sth from growing, increasing or developing
to squelch a rumour/strike/fire
制止谣言;镇压罢工;控制火势的蔓延

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