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Definition of brute noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(sometimes humorous) a man who treats people in an unkind, cruel way His father was a drunken brute. You've forgotten my birthday again, you brute! an ugly brute
  2. 2 a large strong animal
  3. 3a thing which is awkward and unpleasant
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: brute

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