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English definition of “pile”

pile

noun     /paɪl/
B1 [C] an amount of a substance in the shape of a small hill or a number of objects on top of each other: a pile of books / bricks a pile of sand / rubbish The clothes were arranged in piles on the floor .Masses and large amounts of things
a pile of sth/piles of sth informal B2 a lot of something: It's all right for him, he's got piles of money .Masses and large amounts of things
(Definition of pile noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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