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She sorted her clothes into tidy piles.
a pile of books and papers
The rubbish lay in piles on the street.
The old house had been knocked down, and there was nothing left but piles of stones.
I'd got through piles of work before lunchtime.
He made a pile from his investments.
Welfare cuts have reduced the income of those at the bottom of the pile.
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
one of the pair of bones that go across the top of your chest from your shoulder to the bottom of...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of pile from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.