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verb British English pronunciation: bundle /ˈbʌnd(ə)l/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theybundle
he/she/itbundles
present participlebundling
past tensebundled
past participlebundled
  1. 1
    [transitive] to make someone go to a particular place by pushing them in a quick, rough way
    bundle someone into/out of/through etc something:

    He was quickly bundled into a police car.

    They blindfolded him and bundled him through the door.

    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] to go somewhere quickly with other people, or to make people do this

      Tourists bundled into the waiting buses.

  2. 2

    bundle

    or

    bundle up

    [transitive] to put things into groups and wrap or tie them together

    Their clothes were bundled into plastic bags.

  3. 3
    [transitive] [often passive] to sell two or more things together as a single product

    Lots of software comes bundled with the PC.

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