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I UK [ˈbʌnd(ə)l] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "bundle":
singular bundle plural bundles
1) a group of things that have been tied together, especially so that you can carry them easily

The women carried heavy bundles on their backs.

bundle of:

a bundle of clean clothes

bundles of firewood

2) a group of things that are sold or offered as a set

a software bundle that comes with new computers

bundle of:

The government is introducing a bundle of measures to help single parents.

3) something that is wrapped in something soft such as a blanket so that you cannot see its real shape

be a bundle of fun/laughsinformal to be very enjoyable or funny. This phrase often shows that you really think someone or something is not enjoyable or funny

You haven't exactly been a bundle of fun today.

II UK [ˈbʌnd(ə)l] / US verb
Word forms "bundle":
present tense I/you/we/they bundle he/she/it bundles present participle bundling past tense bundled past participle bundled
a) [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.

b) [intransitive/transitive] to go somewhere quickly with other people, or to make people do this

Tourists bundled into the waiting buses.

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

Lots of software comes bundled with the PC.

Phrasal verbs:

English dictionary. 2014.

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