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English definition of “avalanche”

avalanche

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈævəlɑːnʃ/
a large amount of snow that falls down the side of a mountainSnow and iceCold
an avalanche of sth a sudden, large amount of something, usually more than you can deal with: an avalanche of mailLarge in number or quantity
(Definition of avalanche from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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