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baggage

noun [U] uk   /ˈbæɡ.ɪdʒ/ us  

baggage noun [U] (BAGS)

B1 all the cases and bags that you take with you when you travel: How many pieces of baggage do you have? We had to pay extra for our excess baggage (= our bags and cases that weighed more than was allowed).
Synonym
Containers for carrying personal possessions

baggage noun [U] (FEELINGS)

C2 the beliefs and feelings that influence how you think and behave: We all carry a lot of emotional baggage around with us.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
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