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English definition of “inundate”

inundate

verb [T] (FLOOD)    /ˈɪn.ʌn.deɪt/ formal
to flood an area with water : If the dam breaks it will inundate large parts of the town .Floods, tides and currentsEnclosing, surrounding and immersing inundation     /ˌɪn.ʌnˈdeɪ.ʃən/ noun [C or U] formal
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