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bomb

noun uk   /bɒm/ us    /bɑːm/

bomb noun (WEAPON)

B1 [C] a weapon that explodes and is used to kill or hurt people or to damage buildings: A 100-pound bomb exploded/went off today, injuring three people. The terrorists had planted a bomb near the police station. During World War II, the British dropped a huge number of bombs on Dresden.the bomb one or more atom bombs: The US was the first country to have the bomb.
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bomb noun (FAILURE)

[S] US informal something that has failed: The play was a real bomb.

bomb noun (MONEY)

a bomb UK informal a lot of money: That coat must have cost a bomb.

bomb

verb uk   /bɒm/ us    /bɑːm/

bomb verb (USE WEAPON)

B1 [T] to drop bombs on something: Planes bombed the city every night.B1 [T] to destroy something by exploding a bomb inside it: This hotel was bombed a few years ago. The building was completely bombed out (= completely destroyed by a bomb).
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bomb verb (GO FAST)

[I + adv/prep] informal to travel very fast in a vehicle: He was bombing along on his motorbike.

bomb verb (FAIL)

[I] mainly US informal to fail: Her last book really bombed.
Traducciones de “bomb”
en coreano 폭탄…
en árabe قُنْبُلة…
en francés bombe…
en turco bomba…
en italiano bomba…
en chino (tradicionál) 武器, 炸彈, 爆炸裝置…
en ruso бомба…
en polaco bomba…
en español bomba…
en portugués bomba…
en alemán die Bombe…
en catalán bomba…
en japonés 爆弾…
en chino (simplificado) 武器, 炸弹, 爆炸装置…
(Definition of bomb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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