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Topic: COMPUTERS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Middle Dutch
Origin: bundel

bundle

1 noun
     
bun‧dle1 [countable]
1 a group of things such as papers, clothes, or sticks that are fastened or tied together
bundle of
bundles of newspapers
a small bundle containing mostly clothing
2 a number of things that belong or are dealt with together
bundle of
bundles of data
3TD computer software and sometimes other equipment or services that are included with a new computer at no extra cost
4

a bundle

informal a lot of money:
College evening classes cost a bundle.
A company can make a bundle by selling unwanted property.
5

be a bundle of nerves

informal to be very nervous
6

be a bundle of laughs/fun

British English informal an expression meaning a person or situation that is fun or makes you laugh, often used jokingly when they are not fun at all:
Being a teenager isn't a bundle of laughs.
7

not go a bundle on something/somebody

British English informal to not like something or someone very much:
Jim never drank, and certainly didn't go a bundle on gambling.
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