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English definition of “bunk”

bunk

noun (BED)    /bʌŋk/
[C] a narrow bed that is fixed to a wall, especially in a boat or a trainBeds and parts of beds [C often plural] (also bunk bed) one of two beds fixed together, one on top of the other: The twins sleep in bunk beds. Can I sleep in the top bunk?Beds and parts of beds
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