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English definition of “burning”

burning

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈbɜr·nɪŋ/ us  
hot, or flaming: Fire engines surrounded the burning house. fig. Burning also means of extreme interest or importance: Building the new school is a burning local issue. You have to have a burning desire to win.
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