become Meaning in the Cambridge Essential American Dictionary
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Meaning of "become" in Essential American English Dictionary

become

verb
 
/bɪˈkʌm/ ( present participle becoming, past tense became, past participle become)
A2 to begin to be something: They became great friends.
what became of…? something you say when you want to know what has happened to someone: What became of your friend Harry?
(Definition of become from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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