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English definition of “burst”

burst

verb [I/T]    /bɜrst/ (past tense and past participle burst)
to break open or apart suddenly , or to cause something to break open or apart : [I] Fireworks burst across the night sky . [T] I thought I might have burst a blood vessel . fig. A person who is bursting is extremely eager or enthusiastic : [I] I was bursting with excitement .
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