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bulk

noun uk   /bʌlk/ us  
[C usually singular] something or someone that is very large: She eased her large bulk out of the chair. [U] large size or mass: It was a document of surprising bulk. in bulk C1 in large amounts: The office buys paper in bulk to keep down costs. the bulk of sth C1 most of something: In fact, the bulk of the book is taken up with criticizing other works.
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