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English definition of “bloat”

bloat

verb [I or T]     /bləʊt/ US  /bloʊt/
to swell up, or to make someone or something swollen: If I eat it, my stomach bloats up.Enlarging and inflatingBecoming biggerBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflating bloating     /ˈbləʊ.tɪŋ/ US  /ˈbloʊ.t̬ɪŋ/ noun [U] He suffered from indigestion and bloating.Digestive disorders
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