Translation of "spate" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /speɪt/ us

a larger number of events than usual, especially unpleasant ones, happening at about the same time

racha, serie
Police are investigating a spate of burglaries in the Kingsland Road area.
in (full) spate UK

If a river is in (full) spate, it has more water in it and is flowing faster than it usually does.


(Translation of “spate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)