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budding

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbuddingbud‧ding /ˈbʌdɪŋ/ adjective  1 budding artist/actor/writer etc2 [only before noun]DEVELOP beginning to develop a budding romance
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buddingHe ruled the streets in his territory like a budding Al Capone.As a budding entrepreneur, you will have to make a special effort for people to take you seriously.Any budding gangsters can also savour the Chicago nightlife.Those who do not fancy long haul can share short flights between two or three budding pilots.a budding relationshipA definite buy for any budding simulation buff.In this case a budding urethral neurosis was nipped before it could really blossom.
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