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English pronunciation of “bust”

bust

verb [T] (ARREST) (bust or US busted, bust or US busted) US slang
 
uk
/bʌst/
How to pronounce bust verb (ARREST) in British English
 
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How to pronounce bust verb (ARREST) in American English
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(Pronunciation of bust verb (ARREST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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