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English definition of “burn”

burn

verb [+ to infinitive] (WANT)    /bɜːn/ US  /bɝːn/ (burnt or burned, burnt or burned)
to want to do something very much: She was burning to tell us her news.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
(Definition of burn verb (WANT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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