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English definition of “load”

load

noun     /ləʊd/
B2 [C] something that is carried, often by a vehicle: We were behind a truck carrying a load of coal.Transferring and transporting objects
a load/loads informal B1 a lot of something: There were loads of people there. Have some more food - there's loads.Large in number or quantity
a load of rubbish/nonsense, etc UK informal nonsenseNonsense
(Definition of load noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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