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bruntnoun [S]

uk   us   /brʌnt/
the brunt of sth the ​mainforce of something ​unpleasant: The ​infantry has taken/​borne the brunt of the ​missileattacks. Small ​companies are feeling the full brunt of the ​recession.
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