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English definition of “blitz”

blitz

noun [C] uk   /blɪts/ us  

blitz noun [C] (ATTACK)

a fast, violent attack on a town, city, etc., usually with bombs dropped from aircraftAttacking and invadingDetonation and bombardment

blitz noun [C] (ACTIVITY)

a lot of energetic activity: The car was launched with a massive media/advertising blitz, involving newspapers, magazines, television and radio.Short in timeTemporary specialized games the situation in which both players have to make a lot of moves in a very short period at the end of a game of chess, before the time allowed is pastChess
blitz
verb [T] uk   us  
(Definition of blitz from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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