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English definition of “blossom”

blossom

verb [I]     /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.Flowers - general wordsFlowers and flowering plants 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.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
(Definition of blossom verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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