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English definition of “bulk”

bulk

noun     /bʌlk/
[C usually singular] something or someone that is very large: She eased her large bulk out of the chair.Masses and large amounts of things [U] large size or mass: It was a document of surprising bulk.General words for size and amount in bulk C1 in large amounts: The office buys paper in bulk to keep down costs.General words for size and amount the bulk of sth C1 most of something: In fact, the bulk of the book is taken up with criticizing other works.General words for size and amount
(Definition of bulk noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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