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bloomverb [I]

uk   us   /bluːm/

bloom verb [I] (PRODUCE FLOWERS)

When a ​flower blooms, it ​opens or is ​open, and when a ​plant or ​tree blooms it ​producesflowers: These ​flowers will bloom all through the ​summer.

bloom verb [I] (DEVELOP)

to ​grow or ​developsuccessfully: Rimbaud's ​poeticgenius bloomed early.

bloomnoun

uk   us   /bluːm/

bloom noun (FLOWER)

[C] a ​flower on a ​plantbe in bloom to be ​producingflowers: The ​appletrees are in full bloom (= ​completelycovered in ​flowers).come into bloom to ​start to ​produceflowers: The ​roses are just coming into bloom.

bloom noun (GOOD HEALTH)

[S or U] literary health, ​energy, and good ​looks: He was 19, in the full bloom of ​youth.
(Definition of bloom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bloomverb [I]

 us   /blum/
(of a ​plant or ​tree) to ​produceflowers, or (of a ​flower) to ​open or be ​open: Alta ​lovedwatching her ​flowers bloom in the ​spring. fig. Their ​interestsuddenly bloomed when they ​knew they would make ​money out of the ​deal.

bloomnoun [C/U]

 us   /blum/
a ​flower, or the ​condition of having ​flowers: [U] Roses in bloom are a ​beautifulsight.
(Definition of bloom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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