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bandnoun [C]

 us   /bænd/

band noun [C] (MUSICIANS)

a group of musicians who play music together, esp. popular music: a jazz/rock band a marching/military band

band noun [C] (GROUP)

a group of people who have joined together for a special purpose, or a group of animals: a band of outlaws

band noun [C] (STRIP)

a thin, flat strip of a material put around something to fasten or strengthen it, or a strip of color, light, etc., that is different from its surrounding area: The silver band from his wristwatch left a green ring over his wrist.
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