bombing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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bombingnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈbɒm.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈbɑː.mɪŋ/
B2 an ​attack or ​attacks on a ​place or ​area using ​bombs, or the ​activity of ​attacking in this way: Heavy bombing has ​gutted the ​city. There was a wave of bombings in the ​south of the ​country.
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(Definition of bombing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 炸弹袭击,轰炸…
in Chinese (Traditional) 炸彈襲擊,轟炸…
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