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blossomverb [I]

uk   /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.
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.

blossomnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈblɒs.əm/  us   /ˈblɑː.səm/
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blossomverb [I]

 us   /ˈblɑs·əm/
(of a tree or plant) to produce flowers that develop into fruit: The cherry tree is beginning to blossom. fig. She has really blossomed recently (= become more confident and successful).

blossomnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈblɑs·əm/
a flower, or all the flowers on a tree or plant: [C] The tree was covered with white blossoms. [U] The scent of apple blossom filled the air.
(Definition of blossom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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