Definition of 'bloom'
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November 2005 began so warm that spring flowers were blooming and leaves were on the trees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Let a thousand flowers bloom, not just poppies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Let a thousand flowers bloom! Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you are selling during winter, it might be a good idea to have some pictures of what the garden looks like in full bloom. Times, Sunday Times (2016)FRESH flowers suit any home - so pick out the perfect vase to make sure they look in full bloom in your house. The Sun (2017)This is a good dense shrub rose with beautiful single pink blooms and light green foliage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)See beautiful blooms and buy plants there. The Sun (2008)Outstanding results lead to a plant blooming. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You are a flower in full bloom. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The peach trees going out of bloom. The Life and Adventures of William Cobbett (2005)Your brother is now approaching the bloom of youth. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)The freak rains also triggered an astonishing bloom of flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Their fresh blooms suggested that a burial had taken place that morning. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It has small white blooms with noticeable purple veins. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has the potential to grow and bloom for ages. The Sun (2012)Leaf colours vary and they also flower well with pink or purple blooms in summer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Take part in a butterfly hunt around the nature reserve while the flowers are in full bloom. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Steer clear of trees with giant blooms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The best bargains are cut flowers or blooming bulbs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Only in their absence can fresh ideas bloom and take hold. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has elegant long leaves and little white winter blooms with a powerful fragrance. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is the soil that enables the flowers around him to grow and bloom. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will flower in early spring with white blooms turning light pink. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had lost her youthful bloom. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)The blooming cherry blossoms in spring are a must-see. The Sun (2016)When pregnant she was photographed at a premiere looking undeniably huge, but also beautiful and blooming. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Personal choices vary widely and seeing plants in full bloom is the surest way to get a colour and perfume that suits you. The Sun (2016)It has been a record season for blossom and blooms but there has been scarcely a honey bee in my garden or allotment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Looks didn't last beyond the first bloom of youth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)THIS week we're offering a collection of sweet pea varieties which will give you masses of blooms and strong fragrance. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'bloom'
British English: bloom NOUN
A bloom is the flower on a plant.
...the sweet fragrance of the white blooms.
British English: bloom VERB
When a plant or tree blooms, it produces flowers. When a flower blooms, it opens.
This plant blooms between May and June.
Definition of bloom from the Collins English Dictionary
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