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bulk /bʌlk/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (hàng hải) trọng tải hàng hoá; hàng hoá
- to break bulk: bắt đầu dỡ hàng; khối lớn; tầm vóc lớn, khổ người lớn
- phần lớn hơn, số lớn hơn
- the bulk off the work: phần lớn hơn của công việc
- the bulk of the population: số đông dân chúng
- to load in bulk
- bốc hàng rời (không đóng bao...)
- động từ
- thành đống, xếp thành đống
- tính gộp, cân gộp (một thứ hàng gì...)
- to bilk large
- chiếm một địa vị quan trọng
- trông có vẻ to lớn; lù lù ra
+the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
+the property of something that is great in magnitude
+the property possessed by a large mass
+stick out or up
+cause to bulge or swell outwards
Advanced English Dictionary
1 volume, magnitude, mass, enlargement, largeness, size:
The sausage-makers add bread just for bulk.
The bulk of the people voted for the proposal.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [sing.] the ~ (of sth) the main part of sth; most of sth: The bulk of the population lives in cities.
2 [U] the (large) size or quantity of sth: Despite its bulk and weight, the car is extremely fast. + a bulk order (= one for a large number of similar items) + bulk buying (= buying in large amounts, often at a reduced price) + It's cheaper to buy in bulk.
3 [sing.] the weight or shape of sb/sth large: She heaved her bulk out of the chair.
+ verb [V]
Idioms: bulk large (BrE, formal) to be the most important part of sth: The issue is likely to bulk large at the next summit meeting.
Phrasal Verbs: bulk sth<->out / up to make sth bigger, thicker or heavier: Sausages often have bread in them to bulk them out. + He acquired another small airline and bulked up operations.
1 large size
considerable, formidable, huge, massive, sheer
I was amazed by the sheer bulk of the creature.
| dark, looming, solid
VERB + BULK
ease, heave, shift (used about people)
He heaved his considerable bulk into the chair.
2 large amount
great, large, overwhelming, vast
BULK + NOUN
buying, order, purchasing
Sugar is imported in bulk from the mainland.
the bulk of
(= most of)The great bulk of the work has now been done.
| buy in bulk
It's usually cheaper to buy in bulk.
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