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cushion

1. noun on chair etc2. noun layer of air3. noun financial protection4. noun SPOR comfortable lead5. noun GAMES in billiards etc 6. verb protect against impact7. verb against harmful effects8. verb reduce harmful effects 1 noun on chair etccúisín masc4  c m u 2 noun layer of aircúisín masc4  c m uaerchúisín masc  c m u
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3 noun financial protectioncosaint fem3  c m u 4 noun SPOR comfortable leadfarasbarr masc1  c m uthey have a five point cushion tá cúig phointe d'fharasbarr acu, tá siad cúig phointe chun cinn 5 noun GAMES in billiards etc cúisín masc4  c m uto play off the cushion an cúisín a oibriú 6 verb protect against impact TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m ucosaint a thabhairt dothese mats cushion any fall tugann na mataí seo cosaint d'aon duine a thiteann, baineann na mataí seo an dochar as aon titimthe cartilage cushions the joints cosnaíonn an loingeán na hailt 7 verb against harmful effects TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m ucosaint a thabhairt doto cushion investors against losses infheisteoirí a chosaint ar chailliúintíwe'll cushion the children against the bad news cosnóimid na páistí ar an drochscéal 8 verb reduce harmful effects TRANSITIVEthis compensation will cushion the blow bainfidh an cúiteamh seo an ghoimh as an mbuille

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