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English definition of “explosive”

explosive

adjective (INCREASE)    /ɪkˈspləʊ.sɪv/ US  /-ˈsploʊ-/
describes an increase that is very large and quick : The last few years have seen an explosive increase in the number of homeless people on our streets .Increasing and intensifying
(Definition of explosive adjective (INCREASE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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