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noun bore pronunciation in British English /bɔː(r)/
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singularbore
pluralbores
  1. 1
    [countable] someone who talks too much about things that are not very interesting
    Her husband is such a bore.
    a typical wine/computer bore
    1. a.
      [singular] a boring or annoying activity or situation
      I find cleaning a real bore.
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] British a unit for measuring the inside of a gun barrel
    a 12-bore shotgun
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