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bounty

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbountyboun‧ty /ˈbaʊnti/ noun (plural bounties)  1 [countable]SCCMONEY an amount of money that is given to someone by the government as a reward for doing something, especially catching or killing a criminalbounty on a notorious cattle rustler with a bounty on his head2 [uncountable] literary food or wealth that is provided in large amounts People came from all over the world to enjoy America’s bounty.3 [uncountable] literary the quality of being generous
Examples from the Corpus
bountyA bounty of $250,000 is being offered for the capture of the killer.Mrs. Falzheim is known for her bounty to the poor.She shared that knowledge with her human children, but in return asked reverence and care in preserving her bounty.The taxpayer contended that the definition applied only to transactions which included an element of bounty.It'sthis seasonal bounty to which the Eleonora's breeding cycle is geared, and the falcons harvest it in abundance.In assembling complexity, the bounty of increasing returns is won by multiple tries over time-a process anyone would call growth.President Davis assured the men he had plans that would soon regain for them the bounty of the green fields of Tennessee.the bounty of the harvestThe bounty of a journey inside Bio2 is mostly questions.a bounty on ... headA people's court sentenced him to death, and put a bounty on his head.
BountyBounty trademark  a kind of chocolate bar containing coconut, sold in the UKBounty, TheThe BountyBounty, The (also HMS Bounty)  a British naval ship on which there was a famous mutiny (=when the ordinary sailors take control of a ship by force) in the Pacific Ocean in 1789. The sailors, led by an officer called Fletcher Christian, took power from Captain William bligh, and made him leave in a small boat. There have been many books and films about this story, including the film Mutiny on the Bounty.
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