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Meaning of “feeding frenzy” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of feeding frenzy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"feeding frenzy" in American English

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feeding frenzynoun

 us   /ˈfid·ɪŋ ˌfren·zi/
  • feeding frenzy noun (hunting)

a ​condition of ​greatexcitement and ​confusion when an ​animalhunts and ​eats another ​animal
  • feeding frenzy noun (competition)

[C] a ​fiercecompetition between ​people who all ​want the same thing: The ​judge in this ​casewants to ​avoid a ​media feeding frenzy.
(Definition of feeding frenzy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"feeding frenzy" in Business English

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feeding frenzynoun [C]

uk   us   informal
a ​situation where there is a lot of ​competition to ​buy or get something: The announcement that the ​supermarketchain is for ​sale has ​triggered a ​feeding frenzy. The ​scandal has caused a ​mediafeeding frenzy.
(Definition of feeding frenzy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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