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English definition of “flood”

flood

verb [I/T] (COVER WITH WATER)   /flʌd/
to fill or become covered with water or to cause this to happen to something: [T] A burst pipe flooded the bathroom. [I] The basements of many downtown buildings would flood whenever it rained.
(Definition of flood verb (COVER WITH WATER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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