Definition of 'bout'
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Another bout of hot air and no action. The Sun (2017)I know how to milk a good bout of illness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)HALF of adults suffer weekly anxiety bouts over running out of battery for phones and gadgets. The Sun (2016)The first crisis came in the form of a bout of illness. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are trying to get jobs but are all currently recovering from a bout of flu. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The other three unification bouts might not be so straightforward. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Research shows intense bouts of exercise release more feelgood hormones and get you fitter quicker. The Sun (2012)Do you suffer from more than two colds or bouts of flu in a year? Stay Well This Winter (1989)During bouts of illness it is very easy to slip into bad thought patterns. M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)The last big oil merger cycle was a decade ago and we are set fair for another bout. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The plan was for one more bout so he would not finish with a loss on his record. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So, yet another bruising bout between conventional and alternative medicine? Times, Sunday Times (2006)I had my first bout with doubt. Christianity Today (2000)He proceeded to reel off a string of victories, losing only four of his first 28 bouts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This, after all, is the bout that the world has been waiting more than five years to see. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A bout of fierce fighting gave the rest of the English fleet enough time to come to the rescue and begin attacking the convoy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So what will be served up in Rome tomorrow night is a footballing heavyweight championship of the world, a unification bout. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So it was I who would work on alone in our exercise bouts, the youngest and healthiest of us all. Anti-Ice (1993)
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Translations for 'bout'
British English: bout NOUN
If you have a bout of an illness or of an unpleasant feeling, you have it for a short period.
He was recovering from a severe bout of flu.
Definition of bout from the Collins English Dictionary
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