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noun     bust pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a model of the head and shoulders of a person made out of stone, wood, metal etc

    a bust of Shakespeare

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  2. 2
    [countable] a woman’s breasts, used especially when taking their measurements

    Measure the hips, waist, and bust.

  3. 3
    [countable] informal an occasion when the police go into a place to search it for illegal goods or activities, especially those relating to drugs
  4. 4
    [singular] mainly American informal a complete failure

    The movie was a bust.

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a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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