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bumper

noun [C] uk   /ˈbʌm.pər/ us    /-pɚ/
B2 a horizontal bar along the lower front and lower back part of a motor vehicle to help protect it if there is an accident

bumper

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈbʌm.pər/ us    /-pɚ/
larger in amount than usual: Farmers have reported a bumper crop this year.
Translations of “bumper”
in Korean (자동차 앞 뒤 부분의) 범퍼…
in Arabic مَصَدّ…
in Portuguese para-choque…
in Catalan para-xocs…
in Japanese (車の)バンパー…
in Italian paraurti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保險杆…
in Russian бампер…
in Turkish tampon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保险杠…
in Polish zderzak…
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