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verb zoom pronunciation in British English /zuːm/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyzoom
he/she/itzooms
present participlezooming
past tensezoomed
past participlezoomed

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  1. 1
    [intransitive] to move with great speed and energy
    zoom up/down/along/around etc: He came zooming down the street on his motorbike.
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  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] if something such as a camera zooms somewhere, or if you zoom it somewhere, it moves so that it makes something seem much closer or further away
    The camera zoomed in on a cat stuck in the tree.
  3. 3
    [intransitive] to suddenly increase in price, quantity, or size
    The price started at forty pounds, then zoomed up to a hundred.
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