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avalanche

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈævəlɑːnʃ/
when a large amount of snow falls down the side of a mountain
лавина
Snow and iceCold
an avalanche of sth a sudden, large amount of something, usually more than you can deal with
лавина, поток
an avalanche of mailLarge in number or quantity
Translations of “avalanche”
in Korean 눈사태…
in Arabic جُرف ثَلجي, انْهيار جَليدي…
in French avalanche…
in Italian valanga…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪崩, 大量, 突然到來的一大批…
in Turkish çığ…
in Polish lawina…
in Spanish avalancha…
in Portuguese avalanche…
in German die Lawine…
in Catalan allau…
in Japanese なだれ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪崩, 大量, 突然到来的一大批…
(Definition of avalanche from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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