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verb [intransitive] bask pronunciation in British English /bɑːsk/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebasking
past tensebasked
past participlebasked
  1. 1
    to relax and enjoy yourself by lying in the sun

    A group of grey seals were basking on a rock.

  2. 2
    to enjoy people’s attention and approval, especially when you have achieved a great success
    bask in:

    For now, she is content to bask in her newfound fame.



used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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