burgeon burgeon  /ˈbɜr dʒən/


  • (v) grow and flourish


  1. The burgeoning traffic in the city has made travel a nightmare.
  2. Alongside online computer games, extreme sports has burgeoned to unmanageable limits.
  3. Foreign direct investment is growing exponentially allowing imports to burgeon without normal constraints or restraints.


  • Sprint's LTE Coverage Boosted As New iPhones Are Launched

    Acquiring Clearwire?s loss-making business will however depress Sprint?s margins and cause its debt load to burgeon. However, we expect this impact to be more than offset by the cost-savings Sprint will realize from having a wider coverage as well as not having to run two disparate networks, iDEN and CDMA, at the same time.
    on September 23, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "Our behaviour as African leaders, our failure to restrain each other or merely to acknowledge evil intentions against the people, makes it possible for dictators to burgeon their way into office using sham elections," Tsvangirai said.
    on Jun 6, 2004 By: Morgan Tsvangirai Source: Independent Online

  2. "Nevertheless, all these efforts have but pinprick effects as the caseloads of our courts continue to burgeon and their backlog remains," Puno said.
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: Reynato Puno Source: Inquirer.net

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