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boutnoun [C]

uk   us   /baʊt/

bout noun [C] (SHORT PERIOD)

a short period of illness or involvement in an activity: UK a bout of flu US a bout with the flu He suffered from periodic bouts of insanity. a drinking bout (= short period of drinking a lot of alcohol)

bout noun [C] (SPORT)

a boxing or wrestling match: He's a former heavyweight champion and is expected to win the bout easily.
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