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verb [intransitive]     trend pronunciation in British English
/trend/
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I/you/we/theytrend
he/she/ittrends
present participletrending
past tensetrended
past participletrended
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    to be popular

    People want to know what is trending, which new chefs are making names for themselves.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 17/11/2015
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moto-doping

in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders

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unhappen

be reversed; be as if it had never happened

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