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Meaning of “boom” - Learner’s Dictionary

boom

noun [C]     /buːm/
INCREASE
a period when there is a big increase in sales or profits: an economic boom The 1990's saw a boom in computer sales.Economics and the state of the economyBecoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
SOUND
a loud, deep sound →  See also baby boom Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
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