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bomb

noun [C]  /bɑm/ us  

bomb noun [C] (WEAPON)

a weapon that explodes: Was there any warning before the bomb went off?

bomb noun [C] (FAIL)

infml a complete failure: The last play was a bomb.

bomb

verb  /bɑm/ us  

bomb verb (WEAPON)

[T] to explode bombs, or to drop bombs from aircraft: They bombed enemy airfields.

bomb verb (FAIL)

[I] infml to fail completely: A lot of students bombed on that last exam.
Translations of “bomb”
in Korean 폭탄…
in Arabic قُنْبُلة…
in French bombe…
in Turkish bomba…
in Italian bomba…
in Chinese (Traditional) 武器, 炸彈, 爆炸裝置…
in Russian бомба…
in Polish bomba…
in Spanish bomba…
in Portuguese bomba…
in German die Bombe…
in Catalan bomba…
in Japanese 爆弾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 武器, 炸弹, 爆炸装置…
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