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adjective explosive pronunciation in American English /ɪkˈsploʊsɪv/
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  1. 3
    very large in size, amount, or importance and happening over a very short period of time

    explosive population growth

  2. 5
    very powerful

    The asteroid crashed into the planet with explosive force.

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