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noun [countable] batch pronunciation in British English /bætʃ/
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pluralbatches
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  1. an amount of a food that is prepared or baked at one time
    He took the first batch of cakes out of the oven.
    1. b.
      a number of things or people that arrive or are dealt with at the same time
      This new batch of students seems very nice.
      We’ll send the work out in batches.

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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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boutonnière

a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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