abundance Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"abundance" in British English

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abundancenoun [S or U]

uk   us   /əˈbʌn.dəns/ formal
the ​situation in which there is more than enough of something: There was an abundance offood at the ​wedding. We had ​wine in abundance.
(Definition of abundance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"abundance" in American English

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abundancenoun [C/U]

 us   /əˈbʌn·dəns/
an ​amount that is more than enough: [C] We all ​seem to have an abundance of those ​plasticgrocerybags. [U] Grapes and ​olivesgrow in abundance in the ​valley.
chemistry [C] the ​level of a ​particular element in the ​outerlayer of the ​earth
(Definition of abundance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “abundance”
in Korean 풍부…
in Arabic وَفرة, غَزارة…
in Malaysian banyak…
in French abondance…
in Russian изобилие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大量, 充足, 豐富…
in Italian abbondanza…
in Turkish çok, gereğinden fazla olan, aşırı…
in Polish obfitość, ≈ pod dostatkiem…
in Spanish abundancia…
in Vietnamese sự nhiều…
in Portuguese abundância, fartura…
in Thai ความอุดมสมบูรณ์…
in German der Überfluß…
in Catalan abundància…
in Japanese 多量, 豊富…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大量, 充足, 丰富…
in Indonesian berlimpah…
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