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noun American English pronunciation: bulk /bʌlk/ 
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singularbulk
pluralbulks
  1. [countable] [usually singular] something that is very large, wide, and solid

    She heaved her formidable bulk off the frail chair.

    We looked up at the great dark bulk of the cathedral.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the fact of being large

      Despite its bulk and weight, the Mercedes handles like a small car.

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