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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchunkchunk /tʃʌŋk/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 PIECEa large thick piece of something that does not have an even shape ice chunkschunk of a chunk of breadsee thesaurus at piece2 PARTa large part or amount of something The rent takes a large chunk out of my monthly salary.chunk of A huge chunk of the audience got up and left before the end of the show.3 a chunk of change
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chunkFor dessert, cover lime sherbet with a blanket of chocolate chips or chocolate sandwich cookie chunks.He has chunks of metal in one hip and both ankles, and he conceded to them for years.Her normally lucid style had slipped and she had forgotten huge chunks of the recent past.It's all cut in chunks.Cut the potatoes into chunks and boil them for 15 minutes.A large chunk of plaster had fallen from the ceiling.You can move chunks of text directly from one document to another.Peanut butter is best spread on chunks of crusty bread.a can of pineapple chunkspineapple chunksA sizeable chunk of the costs gone straight away.By contrast, total quality and continuous improvement concern themselves with improving performance in smaller chunks.chunk ofa 40 million-year-old chunk of amber
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