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"awash" in British English

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awashadjective [after verb]

uk   /əˈwɒʃ/  us   /-ˈwɑːʃ/
(Definition of awash from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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awashadjective

 us   /əˈwɑʃ, əˈwɔʃ/
covered with a ​liquid, usually ​water: They ​believe that the ​redplanet was not only awash in ​water at one ​time, but also may have ​supportedlife. If someone or some ​place is awash in something that is not a ​liquid, there is a ​largeamount of it: The ​reason why I say that is because the ​country is awash in ​money.
(Definition of awash from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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