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verb bunch pronunciation in British English /bʌntʃ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebunching
past tensebunched
past participlebunched
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  1. 1



    bunch up

    [intransitive/transitive] if a group of people bunch or are bunched, they get very close to each other
    The girls were bunched up on one side of the room.
    bunch together: The guests all bunched together near the buffet table.
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] if cloth bunches, or if you bunch it, it comes together in small folds
    This skirt tends to bunch around my waist.
  3. 3
    [transitive] to put things such as flowers into a bunch
    We’ll bunch these herbs and sell them.
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    bunch up

    [intransitive/transitive] to form a tight round shape, or to make something do this
    He kept bunching his hand into a fist.
    Karen bunched up the paper and threw it away.


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