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adjective [only before noun] burning pronunciation in British English /ˈbɜː(r)nɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    being destroyed by fire
    burning buildings
    a burning car
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  2. 2
    very hot
    I felt his burning forehead.
    the burning sun of the desert
  3. 3
    painful, and feeling as if a part of your body is touching something hot
    She felt a burning sensation in her mouth.
  4. 4
    felt extremely strongly
    My burning ambition is to be world champion.



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