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English definition of “feeding frenzy”

feeding frenzy

noun [C]
a situation in which people try to get as much as possible of something, for example information about an event, especially in an unpleasant way: Her sudden death sparked off a feeding frenzy in the media.Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disastersToo much and unnecessary
(Definition of feeding frenzy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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