inundate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “inundate” in the English Dictionary

"inundate" in British English

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inundateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈɪn.ʌn.deɪt/

inundate verb [T] (TOO MUCH)

to give someone so much ​work or so many things that they cannot ​deal with it all: We have been inundated withrequests for ​help.

inundate verb [T] (FLOOD)

formal to ​flood an ​area with ​water: If the ​dambreaks it will inundate ​largeparts of the ​town.
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌɪn.ʌnˈdeɪ.ʃən/ formal
(Definition of inundate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inundate" in American English

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inundateverb [T]

 us   /ˈɪn·ʌnˌdeɪt/
to ​bring to a ​place or ​person too much of something, so that it cannot be ​dealt with: After ​appearing on TV they were inundated with ​telephonecalls for a ​week. We were inundated with ​complaints when the show had to be ​canceled. To inundate is also to ​flood (an ​area) with ​water: Floods inundated ​variousIndiancommunities.
(Definition of inundate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inundate”
in Spanish inundar…
in Vietnamese tràn ngập…
in Malaysian membanjiri…
in Thai ท่วม…
in French inonder…
in German überschwemmen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 太多, 使应接不暇…
in Indonesian membanjiri…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太多, 使應接不暇…
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