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English definition of “explode”

explode

verb
 
 
/ɪkˈspləʊd/
BOMB [I, T] B1 If something such as a bomb explodes, it bursts (= breaks suddenly from inside) with noise and force, and if you explode it, you make it burst with noise and force: One of the bombs did not explode.Exploding and eruptingExplosives in general
GET ANGRY [I] to suddenly start shouting because you are very angry: She exploded when he said he was going to the pub with his friends.Becoming angry and expressing anger
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