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adjective blunt pronunciation in American English /blʌnt/
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  1. 1
    not pointed or sharp
    a blunt pencil/razor
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  2. 2
    saying what is true or what you think, even if this offends or upsets people
    It was a frank answer to a blunt question.
    let’s be blunt (=used before saying that something is true but unpleasant): Let’s be blunt – younger people will not buy this car.

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a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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