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eruption noun

1 explosion of a volcano

ADJ. big, great, major, violent It was the biggest eruption of Vesuvius for some years. | minor | volcanic

VERB + ERUPTION predict

ERUPTION + VERB happen, occur, take place

PREP. in an/the ~ The temple was destroyed in the violent eruption of 1470 BC.

2 sudden start of sth loud/violent

ADJ. sudden a sudden eruption of fighting

PREP. ~ of