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gold rush

noun [S]
 
 
a situation in which a lot of people try to take advantage of an opportunity because they have heard that they might make a lot of money: Venture capitalists helped companies like Amazon and Netscape raise billions during the Internet gold rush.
Translations of “gold rush”
in Chinese (Traditional) 淘金熱(指湧向新採金地的熱潮)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 淘金热(指涌向新采金地的热潮)…
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