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rage

noun uk   /reɪdʒ/ us  

rage noun (ANGER)

B2 [C or U] (a period of) extreme or violent anger: Her sudden towering rages were terrifying. I was frightened because I had never seen him in such a rage before. He flew into a fit of rage over the smallest mistake.Anger and displeasure

rage noun (EVENT)

[C usually singular] Australian English informal an exciting or entertaining event involving a lot of activity: The party was a rage.Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals

rage

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /reɪdʒ/ us  
C2 to speak very angrily to someone: He raged at (= spoke angrily to) us for forgetting to order a replacement.Talking angrily C2 to happen in a strong or violent way: The storm raged outside. A flu epidemic is raging in/through local schools. The argument rages on (= continues strongly).Occurring and happening
(Definition of rage noun, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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