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surge

noun [C]  /sɜrdʒ/ us  
a sudden and great increase: a surge in sales a surge in the stock market The young American’s victory touched off a surge of interest in golf across the country.

surge

verb [I]  /sɜrdʒ/ us  
(of a large group) to move suddenly forward: The crowd surged onto the field after the game ended.
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