quash ( quashes 3rd person present) ( quashing present participle) ( quashed past tense & past participle )
1 verb If a court or someone in authority quashes a decision or judgment, they officially reject it.
The Appeal Court has quashed the convictions of all eleven people. V n
2 verb If someone quashes rumours, they say or do something to demonstrate that the rumours are not true.
Graham attempted to quash rumours of growing discontent. V n
3 verb To quash a rebellion or protest means to stop it, often in a violent way.
Troops were displaying an obvious reluctance to get involved in quashing demonstrations. V n
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
1 beat, crush, destroy, extinguish, extirpate, overthrow, put down, quell, quench, repress, squash, subdue, suppress
2 annul, cancel, declare null and void, invalidate, nullify, overrule, overthrow, rescind, reverse, revoke, set aside, void
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