[noun] [C]She gave the present a quick squeeze and tried to guess what was inside.Garnish the fish with some fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon.(figurative) The squeeze (= The limit put) on local spending means that many public services will have to be cut.(figurative) The massive squeeze (= reduction) on jobs within the oil industry has resulted in thousands of people being out of work.A squeeze is also a period in which the supply of money is limited by the government because of economic difficulties.The government has imposed a sharp credit squeeze in an attempt to hold down inflation.(US) A squeeze bottle is a plastic container whose contents can be forced out through a narrow hole at the top by pressing the sides of the bottle together.Liquids for washing dishes are often sold in squeeze bottles.
Meaning of SQUEEZE in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012