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noun [singular] glut pronunciation in American English /ɡlʌt/
  1. an available amount of something that is more than people want or need

    an oil glut

    glut of:

    a glut of cars on the market

    When all the fruit ripens in September we get a glut.

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 glut pronunciation in American English  verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyglut
he/she/itgluts
present participleglutting
past tenseglutted
past participleglutted

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