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feeding frenzynoun

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

a condition of great excitement and confusion when an animal hunts and eats another animal
  • feeding frenzy noun (competition)

[C] a fierce competition between people who all want the same thing: The judge in this case wants 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 supermarket chain is for sale has triggered a feeding frenzy. The scandal has caused a media feeding frenzy.
(Definition of feeding frenzy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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