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English definition of “wad”

wad

noun [C] uk   /wɒd/ us    /wɑːd/
a number of especially flat and/or small objects pressed tightly together: a wad of banknotes a wad of gum She used a wad (= a mass) of tissues to wipe away the blood.Groups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
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