blossom

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (RP) IPA: /ˈblɒ.səm/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈblɑ.səm/
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Noun[change]

Singular
blossom

Plural
blossoms

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  1. (countable) A blossom is a flower of a plant that will become a fruit.
    The cherry blossoms are beautiful.
  2. (countable & uncountable) A blossom is a period of time when these plants make flowers.
    The orchard is in blossom.


Verb[change]

Plain form
blossom

Third-person singular
blossoms

Past tense
blossomed

Past participle
blossomed

Present participle
blossoming

  1. (intransitive) When something blossoms, it makes flowers.
    The cherry trees have blossomed again.
  2. (intransitive) When something blossoms, it progresses in a good way.
    Their love blossomed that summer.