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verb burst pronunciation in American English /bɜrst/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyburst
he/she/itbursts
present participlebursting
past tenseburst
past participleburst
  1. 2
    [intransitive] to go somewhere quickly and suddenly
    burst into/through/out:

    A man burst into the room waving a gun.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to become noticeable or successful quickly and suddenly
      burst into/onto/upon:

      He burst onto the racing scene in 1998.

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