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"bless" in English

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blessverb [ T ]

uk /bles/ us /bles/ past tense and past participle blessed or literary blest


UK informal used to show that you think someone is sweet or that you feel sorry for them :

Look at that little boy trying to help! Bless!
Was she crying? Ah, bless!

(Definition of “bless” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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blessverb [ T ]

us /bles/

to ask for God’s help and protection for someone or something, or to call or make someone or something holy:

(Definition of “bless” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)