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bloom

verb [I] uk   /bluːm/ us  

bloom verb [I] (PRODUCE FLOWERS)

When a flower blooms, it opens or is open, and when a plant or tree blooms it produces flowers: These flowers will bloom all through the summer.Flowers - general wordsFlowers and flowering plants

bloom verb [I] (DEVELOP)

to grow or develop successfully: Rimbaud's poetic genius bloomed early.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing

bloom

noun uk   /bluːm/ us  

bloom noun (FLOWER)

[C] a flower on a plantFlowers - general wordsFlowers and flowering plants be in bloom to be producing flowers: The apple trees are in full bloom (= completely covered in flowers).Flowers - general wordsFlowers and flowering plants come into bloom to start to produce flowers: The roses are just coming into bloom.Flowers - general wordsFlowers and flowering plants

bloom noun (GOOD HEALTH)

[S or U] literary health, energy, and good looks: He was 19, in the full bloom of youth.Beauty and attractiveness
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