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English definition of “purse”

purse

noun [C]     /pɜːs/
MONEY mainly UK A2 a small container for money, usually used by a woman: a leather purseBags in general
BAG mainly US (UK/US handbag) a bag, usually carried by a woman: I always carry aspirin in my purse.Bags in general
(Definition of purse noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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