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bevy

noun [C] uk   /ˈbev.i/ us  
a large group of people, especially women or girls, or a large group of similar things: Victorian postcards often featured bevies of bathing beauties. a large group of a particular type of bird: a bevy of quail/larks
Translations of “bevy”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指婦女或女孩)一群, 某種鳥類的鳥群…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指妇女或女孩)一群, 鸟群…
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