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verb [I]  us   /bʌldʒ/
to stick out or be swollen: The girl’s cheek bulged with a wad of gum. If you say that someone’s eyes bulge, you mean that the person's eyes are opened wide, esp. because the person is frightened, surprised, or excited.
noun [C]  us   /bʌldʒ/
The bulge in his pocket showed where he kept his wallet.
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