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"bunch" in British English

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bunchnoun

uk   us   /bʌntʃ/
  • bunch noun (GROUP)

B1 [C] a ​number of things of the same ​typefastened together or in a ​closegroup: a bunch of ​flowers/​grapes/​bananas/​keysmainly US informal The ​reorganization will give us a ​whole bunch (= a lot) ofproblems.B1 [S] a ​group of ​people: They're a bunch ofjerks. Your ​friends are a ​nice bunch.the best/pick of the bunch the ​bestperson or thing from a ​group of ​similarpeople or things: Send in ​yourpoems and we'll ​publish the ​best of the bunch.

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  • bunch noun (HAIRSTYLE)

bunches [plural] UK If a ​girl has her ​hair in bunches, it is ​tied together in two ​parts with one at each ​side of her ​head: As a little ​girl she ​wore her ​hair in bunches.
(Definition of bunch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bunchnoun [C]

 us   /bʌntʃ/
a ​number of things of the same ​typefastened or ​closely grouped together, or any ​particulargroup 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.
(Definition of bunch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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