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Definition of bloom noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (formal or )
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  1. 1(technology) [countable] a flower (usually one on a plant that people admire for its flowers) the exotic blooms of the orchid The plant produced a single white bloom.
  2. 2[singular, uncountable] a healthy, fresh appearance the bloom in her cheeks the bloom of youth
  3. Idioms
    in (full) bloom
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    (of trees, plants, gardens, etc.) with the flowers fully open The roses were in full bloom. He loved watching the garden come into bloom. daffodils in bloom
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