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explosion

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪkˈspləʊʒən/
BOMB B2 the action of something such as a bomb exploding: Forty people were killed in the explosion.Exploding and eruptingExplosives in general
INCREASE a sudden large increase in the amount of something: the recent population explosion Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
Translations of “explosion”
in Korean 폭발…
in Arabic انْفِجار…
in Portuguese explosão…
in Catalan explosió…
in Japanese 爆発…
in Italian esplosione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爆炸, 爆破, 爆裂…
in Russian взрыв, бурный рост…
in Turkish patlama, infilak, ani patlama/artış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爆炸, 爆破, 爆裂…
in Polish eksplozja, wybuch…
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