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"rump" in British English

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rumpnoun [C]

uk   us   /rʌmp/
the back end of an ​animal humorous a person's ​bottom those few ​members of a ​group or ​organization who ​stay after the ​others have ​left or been ​forced out
(Definition of rump from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rumpnoun [C]

 us   /rʌmp/
the back end of an ​animal, or a person’s ​buttocks: a rump ​steak
(Definition of rump from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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