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English definition of “gust”

gust

noun [C]     /ɡʌst/
a sudden strong wind: A sudden gust of wind blew his umbrella inside out.figurative She could hear gusts of laughter (= sudden, loud laughter) from within the room.Wind and windsStormy weather
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