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"flurry" in British English

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flurrynoun

uk   /ˈflʌr.i/  us   /ˈflɝː-/
  • flurry noun (SNOW)

[C] a ​suddenlightfall of ​snow, ​blown in different ​directions by the ​wind: We might ​see a snow flurry or two ​tonight.
(Definition of flurry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flurrynoun [C]

 us   /ˈflɜr·i, ˈflʌr·i/
a ​suddenlightfall of ​snow, ​blown in different ​directions by the ​wind: Heavy ​snow will be ​tapering off to flurries in the ​morning. A flurry is also a lot of ​suddenactivity: There was a flurry of ​excitement as the ​presidentwalked in.
(Definition of flurry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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