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English definition of “purse”

purse

verb [T]     /pɜːs/ US  /pɝːs/
to bring your lips tightly together so that they form a rounded shape, usually as an expression of disapproval: "I don't approve of that kind of language," she said, pursing her lips.Grimacing and frowning
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