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verb British English pronunciation: boast /bəʊst/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyboast
he/she/itboasts
present participleboasting
past tenseboasted
past participleboasted

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to proudly tell other people about what you or someone connected with you has done or can do, or about something you own, especially in order to make them admire you
    boast of:

    He's always boasting of his great sporting achievements.

    boast about:

    Cheating on somebody is hardly something to boast about.

    boast that:

    The Prime Minister boasted that public spending had increased by 6%.

  2. 2
    [transitive] [never progressive] to have something good, often an attractive feature that other people admire

    The island boasts the highest number of tourists in the area.

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