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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Usage examples (32)
  • They arrived bearing extravagant gifts for their first grandchild.
  • An interest-bearing note
  • Those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • Affix to each bottle a label bearing all necessary details as to its contents. for more
Tutoring comment
  • While "baring" (uncovering) his bald head for the crown, his "bearing" (conduct or deportment) was regal.
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