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flood

noun [C]
 
 
/flʌd/
WATER B1 a situation in which a lot of water covers an area that is usually dry, especially when a river becomes too full: The flood destroyed thousands of homes.Floods, tides and currents
AMOUNT a large number or amount of things or people that arrive at the same time: a flood of letters/callsLarge in number or quantity
Translations of “flood”
in Korean 홍수…
in Arabic فَيَضان, طوفان…
in French inondation, déluge…
in Turkish sel baskını, baskın, çokça gelme…
in Italian inondazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水, 洪水…
in Russian наводнение, поток…
in Polish powódź, zalew…
in Spanish inundación, torrente, avalancha…
in Portuguese enchente, inundação…
in German die Überschwemmung, die Flut…
in Catalan riuada, inundació…
in Japanese 洪水…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水, 洪水…
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