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spring

noun
 
 
/sprɪŋ/
SEASON [C, U] A2 the season of the year between winter and summer, when the weather becomes warmer and plants start to grow again: I'm starting a new course in the spring. spring flowers/weatherThe seasons
METAL [C] a piece of metal that curves round and round and that returns to its original shape after being pushed or pulled: bed springsEngines and motorsThe engine and engine parts
WATER [C] a place where water comes out of the ground: hot springsParts of watercourses
MOVEMENT [C, U] a sudden movement or jump somewhereMoving quickly
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