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bloom

verb [I] uk   us   /bluːm/

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.

bloom verb [I] (DEVELOP)

to grow or develop successfully: Rimbaud's poetic genius bloomed early.

bloom

noun uk   us   /bluːm/

bloom noun (FLOWER)

[C] a flower on a plantbe in bloom to be producing flowers: The apple trees are in full bloom (= completely covered in flowers).come into bloom to start to produce flowers: The roses are just coming into bloom.

bloom noun (GOOD HEALTH)

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