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blitz

noun [C] (ACTIVITY)    /blɪts/
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]
(Definition of blitz noun (ACTIVITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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