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Scout

noun [C] uk   /skaʊt/ us  
a boy or girl who is a member of the Scouts: a group of Scouts a new Scout leader/troopthe Scouts [plural] UK ( US the Boy/Girl Scouts) an international organization that encourages young people of all ages to take part in activities outside and to become responsible and independent
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