Meaning of “spree” in the English Dictionary

"spree" in American English

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spreenoun [ C ]

us /spri/

a short period of doing something in an extreme way without control:

(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 /spriː/ us

a period of time during which there is a lot of activity of a particular type, especially when this involves spending money:

An ambitious public 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 volatile stock market to go on an acquisition spree.

(Definition of “spree” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)