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"rage" in British English

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ragenoun

uk   /reɪdʒ/ us   /reɪdʒ/
  • rage noun (ANGER)

B2 [C or U] (a period of) extreme or violent anger: Her sudden towering rages were terrifying. I was frightened because I had never seen him in such a rage before. He flew into a fit of rage over the smallest mistake.

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  • rage noun (EVENT)

[C usually singular] Australian English informal an exciting or entertaining event involving a lot of activity: The party was a rage.

rageverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /reɪdʒ/ us   /reɪdʒ/

-ragesuffix

uk   / -reɪdʒ/ us   / -reɪdʒ/
(Definition of rage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rage" in American English

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ragenoun [C/U]

us   /reɪdʒ/
extreme or violent anger, or a period of feeling such anger: [C] I had never seen him in such a rage before.

rageverb [I always + adv/prep]

us   /reɪdʒ/
to show extreme or violent anger: He raged at me for sending the letter out before he had seen it.
If something destructive rages, it happens in a way that cannot be controlled: The fire broke out and raged for four days, destroying most of the old city.
(Definition of rage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rage" in Business English

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ragenoun [U]

uk   /reɪdʒ/ us  
be all the rage
to be very popular or fashionable: In China, Mercedes-Benz cars are all the rage among the moneyed elite.
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(Definition of rage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“rage” in American English

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