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brutenoun [C]

uk   us   /bruːt/
disapproving a rough and sometimes violent man: [as form of address] Take your hands off me, you brute! an animal, especially a large one: Your dog's an ugly brute, isn't it? The oldest elephant was lame, poor brute.

bruteadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /bruːt/
brute force great physical force or strength: In the end she used brute force to push him out.
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