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verb [intransitive] swarm pronunciation in British English /swɔː(r)m/
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present tense
present participleswarming
past tenseswarmed
past participleswarmed
  1. 1
    to go somewhere as part of a large crowd
    Fans swarmed onto the pitch to celebrate.
  2. 2
    if insects swarm, they fly together in a large group
    Bees swarmed around the apple tree.
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