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bunchnoun

uk   /bʌntʃ/  us   /bʌntʃ/
  • bunch noun (GROUP)

B1 [C] a number of things of the same type fastened together or in a close group: a bunch of flowers/grapes/bananas/keysmainly US informal The reorganization will give us a whole bunch (= a lot) of problems.
B1 [S] a group of people: They're a bunch of jerks. Your friends are a nice bunch.
the best/pick of the bunch
the best person or thing from a group of similar people or things: Send in your poems and we'll publish the best of the bunch.

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bunchnoun [C]

 us   /bʌntʃ/
a number of things of the same type fastened or closely grouped together, or any particular group of things or people: We ate a whole bunch of grapes. They’re a nice bunch of people. infml I’ve got a bunch of things to do.

bunchverb [I/T]

 us   /bʌntʃ/
to pull together or gather into a unit: [I] Beth sat in bed with pillows bunched behind her, reading.
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“bunch” in British English

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