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English definition of “handful”

handful

noun [S] (A FEW)    /ˈhænd.fʊl/
B2 a small number of people or things: She invited loads of friends to her party, but only a handful of them turned up.Words meaning small pieces and amounts
(Definition of handful noun (A FEW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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