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bless

verb [T]
 
 
/bles/
to ask God to help or protect someone or something, or to make it holy: The priest blessed their marriage.Religious practices
be blessed with sth to be lucky enough to have something good: He's blessed with a wonderful singing voice.Good luck and bad luck
Bless you! something you say when someone sneezesColds and fluFevers and infectious diseases
bless her/him/them, etc informal used to show your affection for the person you are talking about: Peter, bless him, slept all the way through it.Friendly and unfriendly terms of address
(Definition of bless from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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