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English definition of “burn”

burn

verb [I] (PRODUCE FLAMES)    /bɜːn/ US  /bɝːn/ (burnt or burned, burnt or burned)
B1 to be on fire, or to produce flames: The wood was wet and would not burn. Helplessly we watched our house burning. A fire was burning brightly in the fireplace.Burning, burnt and on fire
(Definition of burn verb (PRODUCE FLAMES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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