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flood

noun /flad/
a great overflow of water
inundación
If it continues to rain like this, we shall have floods.
any great quantity
torrente, avalancha
a flood of fan mail.
flooding noun an occasion when a great overflow of water takes place
inundación
The weather forecast warned that there was a risk of severe flooding.
floodgate noun a gate that controls the flow of water in a river.
compuerta, esclusa
open the floodgates to suddenly become possible for a lot of things to happen that were previously prevented from happening and will be difficult to stop
abrir las compuertas; dar la posibilidad
Many employment law experts have warned the ruling will open the floodgates to the possibility of thousands of similar cases of legal action.
floodlight noun a kind of very strong light often used to light up the outside of buildings etc
foco
The game was played under floodlights.
floodlighting noun
iluminación
floodlit adjective
iluminado
flood-tide noun the rising tide.
marea creciente
Translations of “flood”
in Korean 홍수…
in Arabic فَيَضان, طوفان…
in French inondation, déluge…
in Italian inondazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水, 洪水…
in Russian наводнение, поток…
in Turkish sel baskını, baskın, çokça gelme…
in Polish powódź, zalew…
in Portuguese enchente, inundação…
in German die Überschwemmung, die Flut…
in Catalan riuada, inundació…
in Japanese 洪水…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水, 洪水…
(Definition of flood from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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