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noun bomb pronunciation in British English /bɒm/ 
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singularbomb
pluralbombs
  1. 1
    [countable] a weapon made to explode at a particular time or when it hits something

    Bombs fell on the city every night for two weeks.

    plant a bomb:

    The bomb had been planted in a busy street.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to or caused by a bomb

      a bomb attack

      a bomb blast/explosion

  2. 2

    the bomb

    or

    the Bomb

    old-fashioned nuclear weapons, considered as a group

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