动词过去式:quashed 过去分词:quashed 现在分词:quashing 第三人称单数:quashes
cuss＝to strike（打击），to shake（摇动）
1 reject (sth) (by legal procedure) as not valid; declare (sth) not to be enforceable by law （依法）撤销（某事物）; 宣布（某事物）无效
*quash a verdict 宣布裁决无效
* They had their sentence quashed by the appeal court judge. 上诉法院的法官撤销了对他们的判决.
2 put an end to (sth); suppress or crush 制止（某事物）; 镇压; 捣碎
*The rebellion was quickly quashed.叛乱被迅速平息.
1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin:
quasser, from Late Latin
cassare, from Latin
cassus 'having no effect, void'
1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin:
quasser, from Latin
quassare 'to shake violently, break'
to officially say that a legal judgment or decision is no longer acceptable or correct
= overturn The High Court later quashed his conviction for murder. The decision was quashed by the House of Lords.
to say or do something to stop something from continuing A hospital chief executive has quashed rumours that people will lose their jobs. The government immediately moved to quash the revolt.