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Line breaks: bundo|bust
Pronunciation: /ˈbəndəbʌst/

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(also bandobast /ˈbandəbʌst, ˈbʌndəbast/)

Definition of bundobust in English:


[mass noun] Indian
Arrangements or organization: why all these big crowds and strict police bundobust, he wondered


Urdu, from Persian band-o-bast 'tying and binding'.

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