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bulge

noun [C]     /bʌldʒ/
a curved shape sticking out from the surface of something: I wondered what the bulge in her coat pocket was.Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflatingProtruding and sticking out a sudden increase that soon returns to the usual level : There was a bulge in spending in the early part of the year .Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
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