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English definition of “batch”

batch

noun [C]     /bætʃ/
a group of things or people dealt with at the same time or considered similar in type: The cook brought in a fresh batch of homemade cakes. We looked at the job applications in two batches.Groups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures Indian English a group of students who are taught together at school, college, or university
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