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English definition of “loom”

loom

verb [I]
 
 
/luːm/
APPEAR to appear as a large, sometimes frightening shape: Dark storm clouds loomed on the horizon.Arriving, entering and invading
WORRY If an unpleasant event looms, it is likely to happen soon: The threat of closure looms over the workforce.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
(Definition of loom verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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