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bounty

noun uk   /ˈbaʊn.ti/ us    /-t̬i/

bounty noun (REWARD)

[C] money paid as a reward: A bounty of $10,000 has been offered for the capture of his murderer.

bounty noun (KINDNESS)

[U] literary great kindness or willingness to give: The charity is totally dependent on the Church's bounty.

bounty noun (PLENTY)

[C usually singular] a large amount: a bounty of food
(Definition of bounty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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