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blossomverb [I]

uk   /ˈblɒs.əm/  us   /ˈblɑː.səm/
When a tree or plant blossoms, it produces flowers before producing fruit that can be eaten: The cherry tree is beginning to blossom. When people blossom, they become more attractive, successful, or confident, and when good feelings or relationships blossom, they develop and become stronger: She has really blossomed recently. She is suddenly blossoming into a very attractive woman. Sean and Sarah's friendship blossomed into love.

blossomnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈblɒs.əm/  us   /ˈblɑː.səm/
a small flower, or the small flowers on a tree or plant: apple/cherry blossom
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