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noun [countable] bearer pronunciation in British English /ˈbeərə(r)/
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  1. 1
    someone who brings you a particular type of news or information
    bearer of: I hate to be the bearer of bad news.
  2. 3
    formal the bearer of a title or official document is the person who it belongs to or who has the right to have it
    The note promises to pay the bearer £20.


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

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

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