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English definition of “flood”

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
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