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bust

noun [C]
 
 
/bʌst/
BREASTS a woman's breasts, or their size in relation to clothing: a 36-inch bustThe breast
MODEL a model of someone's head and shoulders: a bronze bust of MozartSculpture
a drug bust an occasion when the police catch people selling or using illegal drugs: Officers arrested two men in a major drug bust last night.Arresting and charging
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