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English definition of “flood”

flood

noun [C]
 
 
/flʌd/
a large number or amount of people or things: Fund managers are surprised how quickly the trickle of money leaving the country has become a flood.a flood of sth A bumper harvest coupled with a flood of imports have pushed the price of sugar lower.
(Definition of flood noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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