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spate

noun [U]  us   /speɪt/
an unusually large number of events that happen suddenly and at about the same time: We have had a spate of burglaries recently.
Translations of “spate”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指不愉快的)大量突發事件…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指不愉快的)大量突发事件…
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