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1 thrust /ˈθrʌst/ verb
thrusts; thrust; thrusting
1 thrust
/ˈθrʌst/
verb
thrusts; thrust; thrusting
Learner's definition of THRUST
always followed by an adverb or preposition, [+ object] : to push (someone or something) with force : shove
sometimes used figuratively
[+ object] : to cause (something sharp) to enter or go through something else by pushing
[no object] : to make a sudden, strong, forward movement at someone or something with a weapon

thrust on/upon

[phrasal verb]
thrust (something) on/upon (someone)
: to force (someone) to have or accept (something)
2 thrust /ˈθrʌst/ noun
plural thrusts
2 thrust
/ˈθrʌst/
noun
plural thrusts
Learner's definition of THRUST
[count] : a forward or upward push
[singular]
: the main point or meaning of something
: the main concern or purpose of something
[noncount] technical : the force produced by an engine that causes an aircraft, rocket, etc., to move forward

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