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English definition of “explosion”

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
(Definition of explosion noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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