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noun [countable]     batch pronunciation in American English
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  1. an amount of a food that is prepared or baked at one time

    He took the first batch of cookies out of the oven.

    1. b.
      a number of things or people that arrive or are dealt with at the same time

      We’ll send the work out in batches.

    2. c.
      computing a series of jobs that a computer does as a set

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a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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