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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 accidentThe exterior of vehicles

bumper

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈbʌm.pər/ us    /-pɚ/
larger in amount than usual: Farmers have reported a bumper crop this year.EnormousBig and quite big
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