ambush

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1 ambush /ˈæmˌbʊʃ/ noun
plural ambushes
1 ambush
/ˈæmˌbʊʃ/
noun
plural ambushes
Learner's definition of AMBUSH
[count] : an act of hiding, waiting for others to appear, and then suddenly attacking them : a surprise attack
[noncount] : a hidden place from which a surprise attack can be made
2 ambush /ˈæmˌbʊʃ/ verb
ambushes; ambushed; ambushing
2 ambush
/ˈæmˌbʊʃ/
verb
ambushes; ambushed; ambushing
Learner's definition of AMBUSH
[+ object]
: to attack (someone or something) by surprise from a hidden place
often used as (be) ambushed
often used figuratively
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