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noun bounce pronunciation in British English /baʊns/
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  1. 2
    [uncountable] the quality of being able to bounce or to make other things bounce
    The pitch is in great condition, with plenty of bounce.
  2. 3
    [uncountable] the quality of having a lot of energy and seeming happy and healthy
    She came back full of confidence and bounce.
  3. 4
    [singular] business a quick increase in prices after they have fallen to a low level
    After the 1987 stock market crash, there was a 142-point bounce.


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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