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explosion

noun uk   /ɪkˈspləʊ.ʒən/ us    /-ˈsploʊ-/

explosion noun (BURST)

B2 [C or U] the fact of something such as a bomb exploding: The fire was thought to have been caused by a gas explosion. The explosion (= the intentional exploding) of nuclear devices in the Bikini Atoll was stopped in 1958.
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explosion noun (EMOTION)

[C] a sudden strong expression of emotion: There was an explosion of applause from the audience at the end of the performance.

explosion noun (INCREASE)

C1 [C] a large increase in the number of something that happens very quickly: The government has had to take measures to halt the population explosion.

explosion noun (FALSE IDEA)

[U] the act of proving that something is wrong: the explosion of the conspiracy theories surrounding the death of the star
Traducciones de “explosion”
en coreano 폭발…
en árabe انْفِجار…
en portugués explosão…
en catalán explosió…
en japonés 爆発…
en italiano esplosione…
en chino (tradicionál) 爆炸, 爆破, 爆裂…
en ruso взрыв, бурный рост…
en turco patlama, infilak, ani patlama/artış…
en chino (simplificado) 爆炸, 爆破, 爆裂…
en polaco eksplozja, wybuch…
(Definition of explosion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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