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English definition of “bye”

bye

exclamation uk   /baɪ/ (also bye-bye) us  
A1 informal goodbye: Bye! See you next week!

bye

noun [C] uk   /baɪ/ us  
If someone is given a bye, they are allowed to miss out part of a competition and continue to the next stage without having to win anything: European teams were granted a bye into the third round of the Cup.
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