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bee

noun [C] uk   us   /biː/

bee noun [C] (INSECT)

B1 a yellow and black flying insect that makes honey and can sting you: A swarm of bees flew into the garden. My arm swelled up where I was stung by a bee.
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bee noun [C] (GROUP)

US a group of people who come together in order to take part in a particular activity: a sewing bee a spelling bee
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