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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  
See also:

bot, but, bought, bounty

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
bout à bout
n.
un bout d'essai
n.
un bout de sein
n.
un bout de filtre
n.
un bout du doigt
n.
un bout de chou
n.
le bout de l'an
n.
un bout du monde
n.
un bout de terrain
n.
çà fait un bon bout de chemin
n.
avoir quelque chose sur le bout de la langue
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