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floodgatenoun [C usually plural]

uk   /ˈflʌd.ɡeɪt/  us   /ˈflʌd.ɡeɪt/
a gate that can be opened or closed to control a flow of water
(Definition of floodgate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “floodgate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 防洪闸门, 水闸…
in Chinese (Traditional) 防洪閘門, 水閘…
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