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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 quash /ˈkwɑʃ, ˈkwɔʃ/
 (vt.)撤消,鎮定,鎮壓

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quash n. Same as Squash.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quash, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quashed p. pr. & vb. n. Quashing.]  Law To abate, annul, overthrow, or make void; as, to quash an indictment.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quash, v. t.
 1. To beat down, or beat in pieces; to dash forcibly; to crush.
 The whales
 Against sharp rocks, like reeling vessels, quashed,
 Though huge as mountains, are in pieces dashed.   --Waller.
 2. To crush; to subdue; to suppress or extinguish summarily and completely; as, to quash a rebellion.
    Contrition is apt to quash or allay all worldly grief.   --Barrow.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quash, v. i. To be shaken, or dashed about, with noise.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 quash
      v 1: put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes
           any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her
           dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners
           subjugated the peasants working the land" [syn: repress,
            keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce]
      2: declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
         [syn: invalidate, annul, void, avoid, nullify]
         [ant: validate]