bout of flu meaning, bout of flu definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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bout  

  ( bouts    plural  )
1       n-count   If you have a boutof an illness or of an unpleasant feeling, you have it for a short period.  
usu N of n  
He was recovering from a severe bout of flu..., I was suffering with a bout of nerves.     
2       n-count   A boutof something that is unpleasant is a short time during which it occurs a great deal.  
usu N of n   (=spell)  
The latest bout of violence has claimed twenty four lives..., A half-hour daily walk can be more beneficial than one hard bout of exercise a week.     
3       n-count   A bout is a boxing or wrestling match.  
This will be his eighth title bout in 19 months.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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bot, but, bought, bounty

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