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English definition of “inundate”

inundate

verb [T]    /ˈɪn·ʌnˌdeɪt/
to bring to a place or person too much of something, so that it cannot be dealt with: After appearing on TV they were inundated with telephone calls for a week. We were inundated with complaints when the show had to be canceled. To inundate is also to flood (an area) with water: Floods inundated various Indian communities.
(Definition of inundate verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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