Definition of 'bulk'
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The bulk come from back office efficiencies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Shopping around could make a lot of difference to your grocery bill, and buy in bulk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some discount is applied by the vaccine supply companies, but few surgeries can afford to buy in bulk or store large quantities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The vast bulk of the 11m cars equipped with defeat devices were sold in Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The most important has been the removal of the great bulk of the hereditary peers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They buy in bulk from fleets and manufacturers which allows them to sell at bargain prices. The Sun (2012)These two groups still form the bulk of its orchid production. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The last thing you want is ageing limbs struggling under a bulk of weight. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The bulk of the money will be spent on radio broadcasts to be beamed into the country. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This was where the bulk of the work was to be done. GOD'S SECRETARIES: The Making of the King James Bible (2003)This art criticism takes up the bulk of the book. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Demand for the largest dry bulk ships has plunged. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You know what led me to spend the bulk of my early adult life abroad? Times, Sunday Times (2011)District judges handle the vast bulk of family and civil cases but they have a low profile. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The great bulk of students are beyond the school leaving age. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That included tourists buying souvenirs and wholesalers buying in bulk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now it forms the bulk of what they eat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That bit more weight and bulk should help his robustness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The bulk of the money for the fund is expected to come from the government. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But he feels that his sheer, natural size and bulk has been key. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is perfect for bulk selling, and it's free. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Wine that is not good enough to sell on the company's website is sold in bulk, with the losses shared with the winemaker. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I write in my bed, propped up with pillows, and get the main bulk of my writing done early in the day. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'bulk'
British English: bulk NOUN
You can refer to something's bulk when you want to emphasize that it is very large.
The lorry pulled out, its bulk unnerving against the dawn.
Definition of bulk from the Collins English Dictionary
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