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English definition of “spree”

spree

noun [C] uk   /spriː/ us  
a short period of doing a particular, usually enjoyable, activity much more than is usual: I went on a drinking/shopping/spending spree on Saturday. 20 people were shot dead in the city, making it the worst killing spree since the riots.Events and occurrencesAccidents and disastersPeriods of time - general words
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