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bunch

noun uk   us   /bʌntʃ/

bunch noun (GROUP)

B1 [C] a number of things of the same type fastened together or in a close group: a bunch of flowers/grapes/bananas/keysmainly US informal The reorganization will give us a whole bunch (= a lot) of problems.B1 [S] a group of people: They're a bunch of jerks. Your friends are a nice bunch.the best/pick of the bunch the best person or thing from a group of similar people or things: Send in your poems and we'll publish the best of the bunch.
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bunch noun (HAIRSTYLE)

bunches [plural] UK If a girl has her hair in bunches, it is tied together in two parts with one at each side of her head: As a little girl she wore her hair in bunches.
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