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Meaning of “spree” in the English Dictionary

"spree" in British English

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(Definition of spree from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spreenoun [C]

 us   /spri/
a ​shortperiod of doing something in an ​extreme way without ​control: a ​shopping/​spending spree
(Definition of spree from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"spree" in Business English

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spreenoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /spriː/
a ​period of ​time during which there is a lot of ​activity of a particular ​type, especially when this involves ​spendingmoney: An ​ambitiouspublic spending spree has ​created a huge ​hole in the Treasury's ​finances. Consumers continued their Christmas shopping spree into the New Year.on a spree Several large ​corporations took ​advantage of the ​volatilestockmarket to go on an ​acquisition spree.
(Definition of spree from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spree”
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指过分的)玩乐, 短暂的放纵…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指過分的)玩樂, 短暫的放縱…
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