landslide Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"landslide" in British English

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landslidenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlænd.slaɪd/

landslide noun [C] (FALLING EARTH)

(also landslip ) a ​mass of ​rock and ​earthmovingsuddenly and ​quickly down a ​steepslope

landslide noun [C] (VICTORY)

the ​winning of an ​election with an ​extremelylargenumber of ​votes: The ​opinionpolls are ​predicting a landslide for the Republicans in next week's ​election. a landslide victory
(Definition of landslide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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landslidenoun [C]

 us   /ˈlændˌslɑɪd/

landslide noun [C] (FALLING EARTH)

earth science a ​mass of ​rock and ​earthfalling unexpectedly down a ​steepslope

landslide noun [C] (ELECTION VICTORY)

the ​winning of an ​election with an ​extremelylargenumber of ​votes: a landslide ​victory The ​senatorwon by a landslide last ​year.
(Definition of landslide from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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